Scotland's Murder Mysteries
This film delves deep into the male mind in an attempt to understand the psychology of familicide and what drives men to kill their wife, children - and very often themselves.
1 x 60' or 1 x 46'
Off the Fence Production
Episode InformationOf all the dark forms that murder can take, the slaying of an entire family by the father is one of the most tragic and the least understood. Experts call this phenomenon familicide - or family annihilation. Told for the first time through compelling stories by those with direct experience of familicide, this film delves deep into the male mind in an attempt to understand the psychology that drives men to destroy their wife, children - and very often themselves. In doing so, we expose and challenge long held beliefs and misconceptions that surround this tragic phenomenon.