"A Friend Of The Family" is a true-story movie that is based on the case of Alison Shaw and house hermit David Alexander Snow, a serial killer based in Canada. The movie first came to Canadian Television (CTV) in 2005. It is based on the book entitled "A Friend of The Family: The True Story Of David Snow" by Alison Shaw. The movie, which occasionally airs on Lifetime, stars Laura Harris, Kim Coates and Eric Johnson.
"A Friend Of The Family" synopsis/plot"
After surviving a rape, Alison Shaw thinks she has found the perfect neighborhood. But, things begin to change after Alison's husband begins to work for antique business owner David Snow. Snow is a nice, charming man whom everyone looks up to in the community. However, after a series of murders began to occur, Alison starts to believe that David could be responsible for the murders.
According to the Movies Based On True Stories Database, in real life the book and the movie are based on Canadian serial killer David Snow. According to police, Snow was responsible for the 1992 murders of Ian Blackburn and his wife Nancy Blackburn. The couple was from Toronto. David Snow is a suspect in other murder cases as well. He was convicted of first-degree murder.