The House on Whipple Road
On December 31, 1975 half of the Mahoney family -- a prominent doctor, his wife and their 15-year old son -- were gunned down in their rural Massachusetts home while quietly ringing in the New Year. The murders sparked deep fear in the small community and sent a team of local investigators on a winding, six-month pursuit of the killers. To this day, there are still questions about what exactly happened in that house on Whipple Road.
Teaser: New Year's Eve, 1975
Coming soon: the story behind a vicious New England murder, a grueling investigation, and a new life after tragedy.
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