Why Buster Murdaugh Flipped the Bird At Star Witness


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So, Buster Murdaugh family and his aunt, Lynn Murdaugh Goattee, have been reprimanded and been sent to the back of the court during the trial of South Carolina lawyer Alex Murdaugh, who is charged with killing his wife, Maggie, and son, Paul.

Thursday Buster Murdaugh, Alex’s only surviving son flipped the bird at Mark Tinsley, the lawyer representing the family of Mallory Beach, the beautiful teenager who died in a boat crash in February 2019, while Tinsley was testifying about the civil suits he brought on their behalf against Murdaugh and others. Prosecutors argue that it was that pressure to disclose financials for the civil suits around the crash led a desperate Alex Murdaugh to shoot his wife and son, in the hopes of causing a distraction.

Tinsley testified that Alex Murdaugh had tried to intimidate him when he learned Tinsley was suing him personally. “I thought we were friends,” Murdaugh supposedly said to Tinsley.

So, yes, Tinsley said, they had been friends.

So, what happened?

Read on, at “Vicky Ward Investigates