Alex Murdaugh convicted for the murder of his wife and son

After deliberating for less than three hours Thursday, the jury in the double murder trial of Alex Murdaugh found him guilty of murdering his wife and son, the grisliest and most severe of the allegations faced by the disgraced former South Carolina attorney. rewrite it in short words

Alex Murdaugh found guilty of murdering wife and son by the jury after less than three hours of deliberation in his double murder trial

Murdaugh, a member of a well-known family of lawyers, has been found guilty of murdering his wife and son, and possessing a weapon during the commission of a violent crime on June 7, 2021.

Prosecutors plan to ask for a life sentence without the chance of parole for the murders, instead of the death penalty.

Murdaugh showed no emotion as the verdicts were announced, while his son Buster wiped away tears. Murdaugh mouthed "I love you" to Buster as he was being handcuffed.