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Tainted Blood (1993)

TV Movie  |  R  |   |  Mystery, Thriller  |  3 March 1993 (USA)
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Raquel Welch is an author researching a new book, when she comes across the story of a surprising double murder-suicide. A smart, young, athletic high school student adopted by his parents ... See full summary »



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Kathy Horton ...
Jaguar Woman
Mikey Patterson


Raquel Welch is an author researching a new book, when she comes across the story of a surprising double murder-suicide. A smart, young, athletic high school student adopted by his parents at a young age had killed his well-respected family, then committed suicide. Welch goes on a hunt to discover that the boy's biological mother had been a patient in a mental institution and that the boy is part of a fraternal twin set. His sister had also been adopted, and Welch, fearful of a murderous genetic trait, takes it upon herself to find the sister. Meanwhile, two good friends and neighbors, Wagner and Green, exhibit the type of behavior that leads to believe that one of them is the missing sister. Welch tracks them down and it's only a matter of time to discover which one has the deadly trait. Written by Anonymous

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Well played out mystery
20 January 2000 | by (Broken Bow, Oklahoma) – See all my reviews

After a bizarre murder/suicide, a lady reporter begins an investigation into the causes. Along the way, she discovers the murderer had a twin sister who was adopted as a baby. Worried that the adopted child had also grown into a killer , the reporter has to choose between the daughters of 2 separate families as to who the sibling is. Tense and exciting right to the end, and still I was left wondering....

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