A new 20/20 documentary about the mysterious Murdo family includes discoveries from the twin sister of a teenager who died under strange circumstances in rural South Carolina.
Stephen Smith, 19, was found dead halfway outside the Hampton with a gaping wound to the head, his skull partially shattered and his shoulder dislocated. Country Road Credit: Facebook
One theory posits that Stephen ran out of gas and decided to walk home when he was mowed down by a semi-truck, but Stephen's mother Sandy Smith rejected this hypothesis in the documentary 20/20
"A mother knows her child D, And my son wouldn't do that,” Sandy said.
"He had his cell phone, he was six miles from home," she insisted. "He was going to call someone." After the coroner called regarding her brother's death, her father got another call.
Randy "said he wanted to take over the case and it would be free," said Stephanie.
But her father was "a bit suspicious" upon accepting the offer. "I knew who Stephen Smith was and knew his family," said Stephanie, and Stephen Smith's death. Telephone Advisor Anonymous said he had received at least "nine phone calls" about a rumor linking the Mordo family to Stephen's mysterious roadside death.] Mallory Beach died after a boat accident in 2019 " height="960" width="720" class=" lazyload" data-src="https://www.the-sun.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2022/01/NINTCHDBPICT000658218780.jpg" data-credit="Handout" data- data-img= "https://www.the-sun.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2022/01/NINTCHDBPICT000658218780.jpg?strip=all&w=720" data- src="data:image/svg+xml, %3Csvg xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" viewBox="0 0 0.8 1"%3E%3C/svg%3E"/>
Mallory Beach's parents also spoke in the 20/20 documentary, remembering
Paul Mordo son of Alex and nephew of R. Andy, pleaded not guilty to several criminal charges related to Mallory Beach's death. Part of a group of six teens who got on the boat in 2019.
The teens were "extremely drunk," according to police, even though they were all underage and could not legally buy alcohol.  002] Her body was found seven days after the boat crash in February 2019.
The Mordue family's links to the legal system have raised questions about whether the investigation into Mallory's death was properly conducted. ] Do you have a story for US Sun?