Crime Murdaugh Family Hunting Lodge, Where Alex Killed Wife Maggie and Son Paul, Sells for $3.9 Million The property sold just weeks after 54-year-old Alex Murdaugh was found guilty of killing Maggie and Paul By Christine Pelisek Published on March 27, 2023 03:49PM EDT Share Tweet Pin Email Moselle property. Photo: Photo by Andrew J Whitaker/AP/Shutterstock The hunting lodge where Alex Murdaugh killed his wife Maggie and son Paul Murdaugh in 2021 recently sold for $3.9 million. According to the deed of sale, the 1,700-acre property in Colleton County, S.C., known as Moselle, was sold to James A. Ayer and Jeffrey L. Godley. The property sold just weeks after 54-year-old Alex Murdaugh — a once-prominent attorney from the Lowcountry region of South Carolina — was found guilty of killing Maggie, 52, and Paul, 22. Mother and son were discovered near the dog kennels on the property. They had been shot to death with two different firearms. According to a settlement agreement, proceeds from the sale of the property will go to legal fees, Murdaugh's surviving son Buster as well as the family of 19-year-old Mallory Beach, who died in a Feb. 23, 2019, boat crash involving Paul Murdaugh, and other boat crash victims, the Greenville News reported. Paul was charged with felony boating under the influence and causing significant bodily injury after he allegedly crashed his boat into a bridge pylon while drunk near Parris Island, S.C. with five others on board, including Beach. Paul pleaded not guilty, but was killed before the case ever went to trial. Mallory's family filed a wrongful death suit, which is set for trial in August. Photo by Andrew J Whitaker/AP/Shutterstock "I guess we moved closer to the end of this whole saga, but [Mallory's family] is still looking for accountability and I guess we'll get that in the trial hopefully in August," Beach family attorney Mark Tinsley tells PEOPLE. Paul Murdaugh Phone Video Allegedly Places Father at Murder Scene, Prosecutors Say An auction was held last week for items from the property including the family's couch, a popcorn machine, a nativity set, Maggie's bicycle and tumblers with Alex Murdaugh's monogrammed initials on them, FOX News reported. Want to keep up with the latest crime coverage? Sign up for PEOPLE's free True Crime newsletter for breaking crime news, ongoing trial coverage and details of intriguing unsolved cases. According to FOX News, the family couch sold for $14,000. Maggie, Paul and Alex Murdaugh. Alex Murdaugh is also facing trial for a series of financial crimes where he allegedly stole money from his clients, other lawyers and the family of his late housekeeper. Alex Murdaugh 'Did Not Have Anything to Do with the Murders' of His Wife and Son, Attorneys Say His charges include forgery, money laundering, computer crimes, breach of trust with fraudulent intent and obtaining signature or property by false pretenses. The South Carolina attorney general said that Alex Murdaugh had stolen more than $6.2 million from his alleged victims.