Netflix’s ‘Murdaugh Murders: A Southern Scandal’ Is a Shocking Story of Unbridled Privilege

It’s no secret that the justice system of the United States is anything but just.

Privilege, race, and social status all play a major part in the sentence that someone might receive for committing a crime in this country.

Never before has the role of privilege been so in-your-face as in the case of the Murdaugh family.

Murdaugh Murders: A Southern Scandal is a tale of addiction, violence, and tragedy.

This tragedy happened when a heavily intoxicated Paul Murdaugh drove the boat into a bridge piling after attending a party with his friends.

The Tragic Death of Mallory Beach

This sent several passengers overboard and ultimately leading to the death of Mallory Beach.

From there, as eyes began to turn to the Murdaugh family, more and more of Alex Murdaugh’s transgressions began to surface.

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