SLED: Alex Murdaugh asked gunman to kill him in $10M insurance fraud plot

COLLETON COUNTY, S.C. (WCIV) — A Colleton County man was arrested in connection to the shooting of Alex Murdaugh on September 4 in Hampton County.

Curtis Edward Smith, 61, was arrested by State Law Enforcement Division on charges of assisted suicide, assault and battery, pointing and presenting a firearm, insurance fraud and conspiracy to commit insurance fraud.

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