Judge denies prominent South Carolina attorney’s request to reduce $7M bail


Alex Murdaugh is seen here walking into his bond hearing in Varnville, S.C., in September. On Tuesday, a judge refused to lower his $7 million bond.

Alex Murdaugh’s lawyers say he can’t afford to buy new underwear or pay his phone bill after his accounts were frozen so victims won’t lose their chance to collect settlements.

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