double murder


: the act of killing two people at the same time
He was convicted of a double murder.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Amy Miller took the stand late Wednesday and testified through Thursday at her former husband's double murder trial, which has been running since October. Lane Sainty, The Arizona Republic, 9 Mar. 2023 Despite the end of the double murder trial, there are still plenty of unanswered questions left for the survivors. Stacey Grant, Seventeen, 8 Mar. 2023 The convoy held the jury in the double murder trial of Alex Murdaugh. CBS News, 4 Mar. 2023 Taking the stand in his high-profile double murder trial was the worst decision Alex Murdaugh could have ever made, says South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson. Kc Baker, Peoplemag, 3 Mar. 2023 Judge Clifton Newman listens to a series of objections during Alex Murdaugh's double murder trial at the Colleton County Courthouse on Feb. 10, in Walterboro, S.C. Erik Ortiz, NBC News, 3 Mar. 2023 Key moments from Alex Murdaugh double murder trial Prosecutors claim that Alex Murdaugh, who comes from a legacy of prominent attorneys in the region, killed his wife and son to gain sympathy and distract from his financial wrongdoings. Meredith Deliso, ABC News, 2 Mar. 2023 Alex Murdaugh's five-week double murder trial has been filled with hours of emotional testimony, shocking evidence and jaw-dropping moments. Fox News, 25 Feb. 2023 Alex Murdaugh's defense called his surviving son to the stand Tuesday to poke holes in evidence prosecutors have presented in the disgraced South Carolina attorney's double murder trial. Jeffrey Collins, ajc, 22 Feb. 2023 See More

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“Double murder.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Mar. 2023.

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