New True Crime Documentary About Killer ‘Yancey McCord’ Now on Prime Video
In 1961, Yancey McCord is believed to have committed the familicide of the Jenkins clan in Kindred Township, Arizona. Victims included both parents, three children, and two visiting cousins resulting in 7 gruesome deaths in one home. McCord was taken in and held in custody. But sixteen hours later, he went missing after either an escape or release by the community’s only police officer. McCord was never pursued by authorities for this crime, essentially slipping through the cracks for nearly 60 years after disappearing from Kindred… until now.
Stunned by the event, the unincorporated township of Kindred went from a population of 171 to an estimated 30 within 5 years, becoming a real ghost town. Is Yancey McCord still in Arizona? Free or imprisoned? Dead or alive? The answers are unbelievable and you’ll get to find out in this suspenseful true crime feature-length film by director Michael Jason Allen.
This 90-minute film features interviews with those involved and reenactments based on facts and witnesses, the filmmakers and guest host Mark Speno bring you the inside scoop on the killer that Arizona literally forgot about. Fifty year Hollywood veteran Chris Robinson stars.
Official synopsis: Reenactments are coupled with interviews to investigate the familicide of the Jenkins clan of Kindred Township, Arizona in 1961 by the hand of Yancey McCord, the murderous perpetrator who spent only 16 hours behind bars. No one knew what became of him (including the authorities) until now.
Yancey McCord: The Killer That Arizona Forgot About (2020) is now available for free to Prime Video subscribers in the US and UK. Released by Regatta Media Streaming Services.