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The Motive: People Are Hooked On Netflix True Crime Series

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The Motive: People Are Hooked On Netflix True Crime Series

True crime fans, listen up. Netflix has released a brand new true crime series and it sounds chilling.

The Motive explores the case of a 14-year-old boy who shot his family at point-black range in 1986 in Israel.

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The documentary series is told through archival footage from the investigation in 1986.

In 1986, police were called to a home in Ein Karem, south of Jerusalem, where they found the bodies of Nissim Cohen and his wife Leah. They were both shot at point-blank range while they were sleeping in their beds.

Their teenage daughters, Anat and Shira and died from gunshot wounds upstairs in the same house.

The only other member of the family in the house, the 14-year-old boy whose name has never been revealed, became a suspect. 

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The series follows a gruesome murder in 1986 (Credit: Netflix)
The series follows a gruesome murder in 1986 (Credit: Netflix)

Avi Samuel, the youth investigator at the Jerusalem Police Department, quickly dismissed the cause of the murders as terrorism or burglary because none of the family's valuables were missing.

When Avi interviewed the 14-year-old boy, he quickly confessed although a motive has never been established.

True crime fans are already obsessed with the documentary series, with many Netflix viewers taking to Twitter to discuss the unusual case.

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(Credit: Twitter)
(Credit: Twitter)
(Credit: Twitter)
(Credit: Twitter)

"Netflix really feeding my addiction to messed up docs," wrote one viewer with the 'mind-blown' emoji.

A second viewer shared: "The motive on Netflix is scary on different level.."

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While a third simply called the show 'wild AF".

In other Netflix news, The trailer has dropped for the long-awaited second season true crime phenomenon, Tiger King.

And it seems when it comes to the weird world of big cats, Joe Exotic and Carole Baskin, we've only just scratched the surface.

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The synopsis for the new season teases the return of Joe Exotic and Carole Baskins. "With Joe Exotic behind bars and Carole Baskin closing in on ownership of his disreputable zoo, the Emmy-nominated saga continues its twisted course with Tiger King 2 as newfound revelations emerge on the motivations, backstories, and secrets of America’s most notorious big cat owners.

"Old enemies and frenemies, including Jeff Lowe, Tim Stark, Allen Glover, and James Garretson return for another season of murder, mayhem, and madness. Thought you knew the whole story? Just you wait."

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Topics: TV And Film, Netflix, True Crime

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