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Murdaugh Trial

  • State vs. R.A. Murdaugh - Indictments
  • Order of Judge Newman allowing evidence of other crimes can be found here.
  • Jury Selection Location: Colleton County Courthouse 101 Hampton Street Walterboro, SC 29488
  • Trial Location: Colleton County Courthouse 101 Hampton Street Walterboro, SC 29488
  • On days of trial and jury selection, the courthouse will open at 8:00AM for this case. Only clear bags will be allowed and are subject to search.  The COURTROOM will be open one (1) hour before the trial begins.
  • Media with RESERVED SEATING will be fast-tracked through the courthouse entrance.  Please have courthouse badge on upon entrance, along with Media badge. 
  • valid government-issued photo ID such as a driver's license or US Passport is required to enter the courthouse.
  • NO cell phones, liquids, gels, lighters, matches, or any objects that may activate the metal detectors.  These are not allowed in the courthouse.
  • Media registration is required, and media will need to wear a media photo ID badge during jury selection, the trial, and immediate post-verdict activity. Download the Media Registration Form here.
  • Detailed instructions for media and the public can be obtained by contacting either of the individuals below.

For additional information or questions please contact:

Name Role Email Address Phone Number  
Mike Atwood Point of Contact for Media & Public

Ext. 6983

Scott Grooms City of Walterboro Tourism Director 843-782-6080 843-812-2036


Paul – 843-908-2706
Large Office Space for rent. Window front to Main Street across from Courthouse
Large furnished, but vacant law office directly across from courthouse. Full kitchen, 2 full bathrooms with bathtub/shower

Mary Ann – 843-635-1884
Large office/house for rent. Full bathroom, full kitchen. 10 parking spaces. Across from

Ashley – 843-782-3737
2 Bedroom Apt. 1 bath, cozy open living space. 1 block from Courthouse. Easy walking

Adele Goodman – 478-244-2624
Air B&B - 264 Stanley Ave. (12 miles from Courthouse)

Carol D. – 843-539-6283
Air B&B – Private room/bath – 2 blocks from Courthouse. Easy walking distance.

Charlotte H. – 843-599-0320
Furnished 3 bedroom, full bath home in quiet residential neighborhood. 5 miles from

Ann W. – 843-635-2682
Main Street office space within view of Courthouse. Large window front. Next to coffee shop.
Bathroom facilities. Set up for business meetings, may outlets, tables and chairs.

Glen G. – 843-542-4894
3 bedroom/2 bath rental home 15 miles from Courthouse

Gayle – 843-898-3006
Parking lot directly across the street from Courthouse. Holds 8-10 cars. $20/day per vehicle.
Will be given a permit/parking sticker

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