Alex Murdaugh attorney requesting preliminary hearing

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HAMPTON, S.C. (WSAV) – Alex Murdaugh’s lawyers are looking to return to court. Attorney Jim Griffin tells WSAV his team is requesting a preliminary hearing in the criminal case.

Murdaugh is charged with insurance fraud and conspiracy to commit insurance fraud, as well as making a false 911 call.

He allegedly attempted to have someone shoot and kill him so his son could collect the multi-million dollar insurance policy.

The hearing will be held in a Hampton County court. No date has been set.

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