American Justice: Blood Relations DVD
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- Additional Details
- Format: Color, DVD-Video, NTSC
- Rating: Not Rated
- Number of Discs: 1
- Run Time: 50 Minutes
- Region: Region 1
- Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
- Language: English
- Studio: A&E Home Video
- DVD Release Date: 2002
An auto parts salesman is the lead suspect in the brutal murders of two Texas sisters who were bludgeoned to death so badly that police first thought they had been shot.
- Features interviews with police, prosecutors and others intimately involved in the case.
- AMERICAN JUSTICE probes the details of headline-grabbing cases.
On the morning of April 5, 1995, the bludgeoned bodies of Martha Parmer, 43, and her sister, Linda Harrison, 45, were discovered in their modest one-bedroom home in Pasadena, Texas. An autopsy revealed that Parmer suffered at least eleven blows to her head, while Harrison had lacerations to her brain caused by at least six blows.
AMERICAN JUSTICE® reports that Harrison had called police to her home two days before the murders because of an incident involving her sister's ex-husband, Joe Durrett. After questioning Durrett for four hours, police released him without filing charges--but he remained the prime suspect. When they learned he had told his mother in the days after the murders that he'd seen the bodies through one of the house's windows investigators had what they thought they needed...