Items from Murdaugh estate go up for auction, including gun parts, monogrammed furniture and family recipes
An estate sale featuring hundreds of items from the home of convicted double murderer Alex Murdaugh was held Thursday in Pembroke, Georgia. It featured gun parts, a crossbow and hunting trophies, including mounted antlers, according to Liberty Auction.
The macabre gathering came three weeks after the disgraced former attorney was convicted of shooting his wife, Maggie, and son, Paul, near the kennels on the family’s 1,772-acre property in South Carolina. South.
South Carolina WJCL news station He said he spoke with buyers who traveled from out of state to bid on items, including furniture once shared by the victims and their killer. Some buyers, including Lorelei Peterson of Virginia, watched the trial.
Peterson said she was somewhat surprised to see a man as powerful and wealthy as Murdaugh held to account for his actions. “That rarely happens,” she told WJCL.
Among the items for sale Thursday was a framed poem that once hung in Murdaugh’s home called “The Man in the Mirror.”
“When you get what you want in your fight for yourself and the world makes you king for a day, just go in a mirror and look at yourself and see what that man has to say,” he says.
The auction also included camouflage hunting outfits with “Alex” handwritten on the shirt tags. There were leather sofas monogrammed with “MMB,” a reference to Murdaugh’s wife, Maggie Branstetter Murdaugh, who was killed with a .300 Blackout semi-automatic rifle.
According to the Daily Beast, family recipes for cornbread and sausage gravy they were among the auction items on the block. Murdaugh’s house books included works by John Grisham and Michael Crichton.
Authorities announced earlier this week that they were reopening an investigation into the death of 19-year-old Stephen Smith, who was found dead near the Murdaugh estate in 2015. What was long alleged to be a hit-and-run is now Is being investigated. as possible murder, with some implicating Alex Murdaugh’s living son, Buster.