True Crime ‘Killer Inside’ Just Dropped On Netflix And It’s One Of Its Darkest Series Ever

Alfie PowellAlfie Powell in Entertainment, Netflix
Published 15.01.20
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Killer Inside is Netflix’s latest true crime documentary series and like the rest of them, this one look dangerously dark.

It’s hard to anticipate where Netflix are going to get their next true crime story from. They must have the 24 hour news on at their office and some some of barometer of potential for the crimes being reported alongside it.

Somehow they keep finding more crimes to chronicle and the latest, Killer Inside, is that of ex-NFL athlete Aaron Hernandez.

The former New England Patriots tight end is the subject of the new three-part series exclusive to Netflix after he allegedly killed three men and continued to represent his team.

The official synopsis reads:

Hernandez’s trials for the brutal killing of Odin Lloyd and two Boston-area men yielded a Pandora’s box of secrets: a tumultuous and often abusive upbringing, a growing fascination with gang life, and other discoveries that painted a maelstrom of motivations behind his violent behaviour.

A three-part documentary series featuring exclusive courtroom footage, Hernandez’s phone calls from prison, and interviews with those who knew Hernandez and Lloyd, Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez meticulously examines the perfect storm of factors leading to the trial, conviction, and death of an athlete who seemingly had it all.

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Hernandez was charged for the murder of Odin Lloyd in 2013 and was released from the Patriots as soon he was arrested.

He was never found guilty for that particular crime, but was implicated to be involved in the 2012 double murder of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado.

The three-parter will delve into Hernandez’s decent into what he seemingly became before his eventual suicide. In the trailer, you can hear him from his cell seemingly blame his parents, exclaiming:

I was the happiest little kid in the world and you f*cked me up. I had nobody. What did you think I was going to do? Become a perfect angel?

You can now watch all of Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez after it dropped on Netflix today.

This comes after The Confession Killer arrived, which chronicles the tale of Henry Lee Lucas; potentially one of the most prolific serial killers in modern history.

Lucas confessed to hundreds of crimes in the 80s, closing many open cases for the police and even being able to sketch the faces of some of his alleged victims.

This lead to excellent treatment of Lucas in prison as he was given confession interview ‘privileges’, including being fed steaks, milkshakes and given tranquillisers.

The description reads:

During the early ’80s, Henry Lee Lucas confessed to hundreds of murders, bringing closure to unsolved cases and grieving families. Even with no direct evidence linking Lucas to the crime scenes, he stunned authorities with his ability to sketch victims’ portraits while citing brutal details of each attack. Yet journalists and attorneys found impossibilities in Lucas’ timeline, and DNA testing started to contradict his internationally-reported claims.

THE CONFESSION KILLER, a riveting five-part docuseries, explores how the man once called America’s most prolific serial killer was really a complex figure entangled with a flawed justice system.”

Images via Netflix