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Experiments 21: Lottie Platchett Took a Hatchett

Everyone remembers the trial of Lizzie Borden, the infamous woman who "took an axe," and "gave her Ma those forty whacks," but hiding in the shallows of history was another young woman who solved her problems with some blunt force trauma. Lottie Platchett was a rich but sheltered heiress living in the small town of Rammagansatt, Rhode Island, when in the early autumn of 1892, her father, the stern Josiah, and her stepmother, the real dirt-bag, Bertha, were brutally hacked to death. Suspicion immediately fell on Lottie, but did she do it? That's for you to decide.



Written and Directed by Justin Elizabeth Sayre

Starring: Drew Droege, Tom Lenk, Tom Detrinis, Justin Sayre, and Ryan Garcia