Maple Shade New Jersey is a quaint New Jersey suburb – its slogan is “Nice Town, Friendly People.” But on the evening of March 23, 2017, an Indian tech worker, Sasikala Narra, and her six-year-old son, Anish, were found brutally murdered in their apartment. Police questioned the husband and father, Hanumantha, but his alibi checked out. Now, six years later, the case is still unsolved, and authorities won’t talk about it. So, we conduct our own investigation – discovering new leads, potential motives, and questionable behavior by local authorities. Will there ever be justice for Sasikala and Anish?
Hanumantha Narra returns home from work the day of the murders to find the lifeless bodies of his wife and son. We dissect his 911 call and make some startling revelations about the crime scene. Authorities try to stonewall our investigation and neighbors of the...
Maple Shade is a modern-day Mayberry, but in the Fox Meadow apartments, it’s a different story.
Following the murders, Sasi’s husband Hanu was taken in for questioning.
The Narra murders divide the sizeable Indian community in South Jersey.
Murdered son Anish Narra was beloved by those who knew him.
The bodies of Sasikala and Anish Narra were shipped back to India for last rites amid an inter-family drama between Hanu’s and Sasi’s families.
We discover a letter that Sasi wrote to her brother, Venu, a few years before her death.
A former neighbor of the Narras gives a first-hand account of the family’s troubling dynamics.
Hanu and Sasi both worked for Cognizant – a Global IT company known for providing U.S. visas to Indian employees.
After months of searching, we find the mystery woman from the 911 call.
There was a third person at the Narra’s apartment the night of the murders – a woman whose odd behavior triggers some red flags.
There were some dramatic lifestyles change following the murders, alongside a strange donation to a Maple Shade charity.
A traumatized eyewitness walks us through his memory of March 23, 2017 – from Sasi and Anish’s arrival home that afternoon to Hanu’s puzzling behavior upon discovering the bodies.
Throughout our year-long investigation, Hanu has ignored our repeated attempts to contact him.
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