Fact or Fiction was an innocuous cable access show.
Steven Avkast and
Locus Wheeler were the hosts who had developed a near cult status among the
local youth. In it's waning hour, they put on the "Jersey Devil" episode, a
live broadcast featuring a journey to a remote location in the Pine Barrens of
New Jersey. Two fans they met on the Internet, Rein Clackin and Jim Suerd were
enlisted to help.
The idea seemed
What happened became
known as the Jersey Devil murders.
It took the
Police two days to find the body parts.
It took the
coroner four days to put them back together.
It took the jury
only one and a half hours to sentence Jim Suerd to life in prison.
They had their man.
All the evidence pointed toward him. Four people went into the woods, one came
out alive, blood of the three on his clothing. The damning videotape shot by
the victims sealed his fate.
Why would he commit
two, most likely three murders so monstrous as to defy
Filmmaker, David Leigh
forces the viewer to confront an alternate version of the facts; to ask the
question, "Did Jim really do it?"; and finally uncovers a truth; a truth more
horrible than ever imagined.
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