In 1970, military doctor Jeffrey McDonald reports a hideous and confusing story: A gang of hippies akin to the Manson Family broke into his North Carolina home and slaughtered his wife and two daughters, while somehow only wounding him slightly as he tried to fight them off. As McDonald continues to proclaim his innocence, his skeptical father-in-law Freddy Kassab and investigative journalist Joe McGinniss probe his story to uncover the truth.
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As of January 2012, Jeffrey MacDonald is incarcerated in Federal Correctional Institution, Cumberland, Maryland. He married Kathryn Kurichh in 2002. In 2005, MacDonald applied for parole, but his application was denied. MacDonald continues to insist that he is innocent. He will not be eligible to apply for parole again until 2020. See more
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