- Additional Details
- Format: Closed-Captioned, 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: December 12, 1998
A murder case in an exclusive Seattle bedroom community exposes the violence beneath the manicured surface of suburbia.
Mercer Island is home to Boeing executives and millionaire Microsoft programmers. The exclusive Seattle bedroom community is one of the nation's richest a place where being poor means you're still driving last year's BMW. It is the kind of neighborhood where violence is thought to be something you read about in the paper.
But the community was rocked when three women were found murdered and laid out with their hands crossed, as if lying in a coffin. Police investigations led them to suspect George Russell, a fixture on the local bar scene and regular visitor to the police station all his life. As a kid, he had helped out by cleaning blackboards and doing odd-jobs. As an adult, he was brought in occasionally for mischief and petty crime. But the murders were something that no one who knew him thought him capable of. SUNNY DAYS, DEADLY NIGHTS ON MERCER ISLAND tells the complete story of the crimes, investigation and trial through extensive photos, footage and interviews with key players. It is a disturbing look at crime in America today, where no one can ever consider themselves 100 percent safe.