Brief Summary Of Jeffery Macdonald's Murder

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Jeffery MacDonald Murdered his family!!! Dena Noiseux On February 17,1970 at 3:42 a.m dispatchers at Fort Bragg received an emergency call from MacDonald, who reported a “stabbing”. Responding officers arrived to find Colette, Kimberley, and Kristen all dead in their respective bedrooms. MacDonald was found next to his wife, alive but wounded. He was immediately transferred to a nearby hospital. Colette, who had been pregnant with her third child, was lying on the floor of her bedroom. She had been repeatedly clubbed, both her arms were broken, and she was stabbed thirty-seven times with a knife and ice pick. Her husband's torn pajama top was draped upon her chest. On the headboard of the bed someone had written the word "pig" in blood. Kimberley, then age five, was found in her bed. She had been clubbed in the head and stabbed in the neck with a knife between eight and ten times. Her younger sister Kristen, age two, was also found in her bed. She had been stabbed with a knife thirty-three times and stabbed with an ice pick fifteen times. However…show more content…
He was the publisher of the bestseller fatal vision. MacDonald Expected that the book would be about his innocence in the murders of his family. MacDonald had granted McGinniss extraordinary access—for legal reasons he was actually formally added to the defense team—in exchange for a share of the proceeds of the resulting book. However Mcginniss book portrayed MacDonald as a narcissistic sociopath who was indeed guilty of killing his family the book contains excerpts from court transcripts and sections entitled, "The Voice of Jeffrey MacDonald", which were based on tape recordings made by MacDonald following his conviction. McGinniss’ did a lot of research before writing his book. In Macdonalds trial the jury at first believed he was innocent but when the jury read the book by McGinniss, it was a unanimous decision that MacDonald was

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