The city of Fall River, Massachusetts is well-known amongst those that dive deep into the darkish historical past of the nation, as that is the place Lizzie Borden was placed on trial for killing her dad and mom within the nineteenth century, with the upcoming EPIX TV sequence Fall River chronicling three murders that came about in 1979. The varied weird particulars surrounding the occasion, together with the nation being caught up within the “Satanic Panic” surrounding supposed cults and ritual sacrifices, all added as much as the city incomes notoriety for one more unsettling occasion. Try the trailer for the four-part occasion above earlier than Fall River debuts on Might sixteenth.
Per press launch, “In 1979 – nearly 90 years after notorious, accused assassin Lizzie Borden’s infamous acquittal – Fall River, Massachusetts would turn into dwelling to a different terrifying sequence of crimes. When three younger ladies have been killed in a streak of brutal murders, police alleged a satanic cult was working towards human sacrifice. The cult chief, a person named Carl Drew, was captured and despatched to jail for all times with out parole.
“Twenty years after the trial, the lead investigator Paul Carey turned so haunted by inconsistencies within the tales that he re-investigated his personal case after he retired. Proof surfaced that introduced your complete story into query. Now by way of unique interviews, together with intimate conversations with Drew, new witnesses, and illuminating proof, this documentary sequence will inform the true story of a city caught within the grips of the paranoia and concern across the Eighties Satanic Panic, and can make clear murders that have been thought to have been solved.”
“James Buddy Day and Blumhouse have brilliantly instructed this story of a city rattled by crime and caught within the throes of the satanic panic,” Michael Wright, president, EPIX, shared in a press launch. “This sequence uncompromisingly seeks justice for the susceptible, who fell sufferer to their harmful environment, and closure to those who have gone for thus a few years with out it.”
“Fall River does greater than chronicle the sensational murders that beset this city, however offers a face and voice to the marginalized victims, ladies who, as a result of they have been intercourse staff, didn’t obtain the care and a focus warranted in the course of the investigation into their deaths,” Mary Lisio, EVP Different and Non-Scripted Programming, Blumhouse Tv, added. “Over the course of filming, we uncovered elements of the investigation that have been beforehand unknown, new proof, that 41 years later convey us nearer to the reality of what actually occurred to those ladies.”
Try Fall River when it premieres on EPIX on Might sixteenth.
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