Captain Jeff MacDonald, a renowned and an ambitious surgeon at Fort Bragg army base, appears to be a happily married father of two. When the MP enter MacDonald's house in response to his desperate emergency call they find him injured and his wife and daughters murdered. He reports a gang of drugged 'hippies' raided the house and attacked the family. As a massive search for the suspects yields no leads, investigators focus on some inconsistencies in MacDonald's account and he becomes their prime suspect. Written by
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Did You Know?
The movie does not include the fact that Jeffrey MacDonald told Freddy and Mildred Kassab that he had tracked down and killed one of the assailants he claimed had attacked the family. Freddy and Mildred did not believe the story and this caused them to become very suspicious of their former son-in-law. MacDonald later admitted he lied about the incident and claimed he made up the story to help his former in-laws deal with their grief. See more
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