'Looks like a bond villain': Internet creeped out by new mugshot of Alex Murdaugh with his head shaved
WALTERBORO, SOUTH CAROLINA: Alex Murdaugh was taken to Kirkland Reception and Evaluation Center in South Carolina on Friday, March 3, after finding him guilty of the double murders of his wife, Maggie, and son, Paul. The convicted murderer was seen with his head shaved and in a yellow jumpsuit.
Murdaugh will be in the evaluation center for the next 45 days. He is sentenced to life in prison and will have to serve two consecutive life sentences for murdering his son and wife. His surviving son, Buster, remained silent and stoic throughout the sentencing though he has supported his father since day one.
'Justice is served': Internet rejoices as Alex Murdaugh found GUILTY of murdering wife Maggie and son Paul
Alex Murdaugh trial: Buster Murdaugh remains stoic as father is convicted of killing his wife Maggie and son Paul
How did Judge Newman declare the sentencing?
Judge Clifton Newman declared his sentencing after a conversation with Murdaugh, "You have to see Paul and Maggie during the nighttime when you're attempting to go to sleep. I'm sure they come and visit you. I'm sure," he said. To which Murdaugh responded, "All day, all night." Newman then claimed, "I'm sure. And they will continue to." Murdaugh then claimed, "I am innocent. I would never my wife Maggie and I would never hurt my son Paul." The judge then explained, "As well known member of the legal community, you've practiced law before me. We've seen each other at various occasions throughout the years. It was especially heartbreaking for me to see you go in the media from being a grieving father who lost a wife and son to being the person indicted and convicted of killing them. A lawyer, a person from a respected family who has controlled justice in this community for over a century. A person whose grandfather's portrait hangs at the back of the courthouse that I had to have ordered removed in order to ensure that a fair trial was had by both the state and the defense," he said.
Further, Newman also added, "I don't question at all the decision of the state not to pursue the death penalty, but as I sit here in the courtroom and look around the portraits of other judges and court officials and reflect on the fact that over the past century, your family have been prosecuting people here in this courtroom and many have received the death penalty... probably for lesser conduct." Newman also stated, "You claimed to have been someplace else at the time the crime was committed. Then after all the witnesses placed you at the scene of the crime, in the last minutes, you switched courses and admitted to being there then that necessitated more lies. You continued to lie. Where will it end? It's already ended for many. But within your own soul you have to deal with that," as per Daily Mail.
As Murdaugh made one more attempt to defend his innocence, stating he would 'never under any circumstances hurt his wife Maggie or hurt his son Paul', the judge reminded him of his opioid addiction, "It might not have been you. It might have been the monster you become when you take 15, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60 opioid pills. Maybe you become another person, I've seen that before. The person standing before me was not the person who committed the crime, though it's the same individual."
'No remorse in his eyes'
The Internet quickly reacted to the new look of Murdaugh. A user said, " Shaved head Alex Murdaugh is way creeper looking than non shaved head Alex Murdaugh." "That's the expression of a man who knew he would end up there but was arrogant enough to try and beat the system. There is no remorse in his eyes. He's a fu*king piece of sh*t.," claimed a user, while another said, "Looks like a Bond villain now." A comment read, "Looks good on him." "He looks happy for a dude spending the rest of his life in prison," read another tweet.
Shaved head Alex Murdaugh is way creeper looking than non shaved head Alex Murdaugh— Toni (@tnamick) March 3, 2023
That's the expression of a man who knew he would end up there but was arrogant enough to try and beat the system. There is no remorse in his eyes. He's a fu*king piece of sh*t.— Justwatching23 (@wayndres67) March 4, 2023
Looks like a Bond villain now.— JohnnyG (@JohnGeorgeJ) March 4, 2023
Looks good on him— ray (@ray64519650) March 3, 2023
He looks happy for a dude spending the rest of his life in prison— Violet (@Violet03023246) March 4, 2023
A user added, "He looks so natural now… like the mask is gone. I’m sure we will see the mask again during his first appeal." Another said, "Uff. From a silver spoon to a plastic spork." "He looks creepy. I got the heebies just looking at this pic," added a user. "And yet he is smiling," stated a user. A tweet read, "He looks like a serial killer now." "That smirk, though," claimed another. "Dead eyes," wrote another.
He looks so natural now… like the mask is gone. I’m sure we will see the mask again during his first appeal.— Mr. Dash (@dash_3124) March 3, 2023
Uff. From a silver spoon to a plastic spork.— jillayn quaschnick (@JQuaschnick) March 4, 2023
He looks creepy. I got the heebies just looking at this pic— Rodan (@Goaloh28) March 4, 2023
And yet he is smiling— Casey lynn Rae (@CaseyRa99227587) March 4, 2023
He looks like a serial killer now— Working_Mom (@workingmomblog) March 3, 2023
That smirk, though. 😳— Laura Nunamacher (@tigerlady1985) March 3, 2023
Dead eyes— Cohie( aka Ferell) (@AkaCohie) March 4, 2023
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