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Forensic Files

Private Thoughts (Season 8, Episode 16)
TV Episode | 22 min | Documentary, Crime

William "Blaine" Hodges, a U.S. Postal Service employee, is convicted of embezzlement in Roanoke, Virginia. But before he can report to prison, the Hodges family home is found on fire and the entire family is found dead inside. Mom, Teresa...See moreWilliam "Blaine" Hodges, a U.S. Postal Service employee, is convicted of embezzlement in Roanoke, Virginia. But before he can report to prison, the Hodges family home is found on fire and the entire family is found dead inside. Mom, Teresa Hodges, has been strangled, and Dad, Blaine Hodges, and his daughters Winter and Anah have all been shot in the head. Although the crime scene appears to be a murder-suicide, the coroner rules that out quickly: Blaine Hodges was not only dead before the fire was set, but his body had already started to decay. As the police interview friends and family, Blaine's best friend, Earl Bramblett, zooms to the top of the suspects list, and then the police find his storage unit filled with audiotapes... Written by Malia Kapalena See less
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Updated Apr 23, 2003

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Apr 23, 2003 (United States)
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1 nomination

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Peter Thomas
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Sarah Lugar
Self - Victims' Cousin Self - Victims' Cousin   See fewer
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Barry Keesee
Self - Senior Special Agent Self - Senior Special Agent   See fewer
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William Massallo
Self - Assistant Chief Medical Examiner (as William Massello) Self - Assistant Chief Medical Examiner (as William Massello)   See fewer
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Randy Leach
Self - Commonwealth Attorney Self - Commonwealth Attorney   See fewer
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Earl Bramblett
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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Thomas Simpson
Self - Forensic Scientist Self - Forensic Scientist   See fewer
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Gordon Menzies
Self - Forensic Document Examiner (as Gordon C. Menzies) Self - Forensic Document Examiner (as Gordon C. Menzies)   See fewer
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Richard Van Roberts
Self - Forensic Scientist Supervisor Self - Forensic Scientist Supervisor   See fewer
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Gary Beck
Blaine Hodges (uncredited) Blaine Hodges (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.8 / 10 | 56 votes