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The chilling connection of Murdaugh family murders to Stephen Smith’s death revealed in explosive documentary 20/20 & teenagers’ twins speak out

A NEW 20/20 documentary about the mysterious Murdaugh family includes revelations from the twin sister of a teenager who died under strange circumstances in rural South Carolina.

Stephen Smith, 19, was found dead in the middle of the street in suburban Hampton with open wounds to his head, a partially crushed skull and a dislocated shoulder.

Stephen Smith's body was found in the middle of a country road

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Stephen Smith’s body was found in the middle of a country roadCredit: Facebook
Buster, Maggie, Paul and Alex, all members of the famous Murdaugh family

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Buster, Maggie, Paul and Alex, all members of the famous Murdaugh familyCredit: Facebook

One theory is that Stephen out of gas and decided to walk home when he was hit by a delivery truck, but Stephen’s mother, Sandy Smith, downplayed that theory in the 20/20 documentary.

“A mother knows her child, and my son wouldn’t,” Sandy said.

“He has a cell phone, he lives six miles from home,” she insisted. “He’s going to call someone.”

Stephen’s twin sister, Stephanie Smith, recalls the moment the coroner called her home about Stephen’s death.

inside Documentary 20/20, Stephanie claims shortly after the coroner called about her brother’s death, her father received another call.

“Randy Murdaugh was the second person to call my dad after the coroner,” Stephanie told ABC.

Randolph “Randy” Murdaugh is the brother of Alex Murdaugh, a member of the influential Hampton family.

Randy “said he wanted to take the case and it would be free,” says Stephanie.

But her father was “a bit upset” when he accepted the offer.

Randy declined to comment on Stephanie’s statement to investigators regarding his alleged phone call.

In the documentary, Randy said, “I know who Stephen Smith is and I know his family.”

However, Randy said in the documentary 20/20 that he knew “there wasn’t any connection” between Murdaugh’s family and the death of Stephen Smith.

Others in the community contacted Sandy with rumors that a “murdaugh boy” might be involved in her son’s death.

In an audio recording included in the documentary, a South Carolina State soldier tells a tipper over the phone that he’s received at least “nine phone calls” about a rumored Murdaugh family connection. with Stephen’s mysterious roadside death.

Sandy and Todd Proctor, two former South Carolina Highway Patrol detectives who investigated Stephen’s death, were unable to find evidence to support the Murdaughs’ claims of connection to the case. .

Mallory Beach died after a boating accident in 2019

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Mallory Beach died after a boating accident in 2019Credit: Handouts

Mallory Beach’s parents also spoke out in the documentary 20/20, in memory of their daughter who died after an accident involving a Murdaugh family boat.

Paul Murdaugh, son of Alex and grandson of Randy, pleaded not guilty to multiple counts related to Mallory Beach’s death.

Mallory and Paul were part of a group of six teenagers who went on a boat cruise in 2019.

According to police, the teenagers were “completely intoxicated”, although all were underage and could not legally buy alcohol.

Her body was found seven days after the boat crash in February 2019.

The Murdaugh family’s ties to the legal system have raised questions about whether the investigation into Mallory’s death was properly conducted.

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Huynh Nguyen

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