Documentary series examines cost of smalltown vig

first_imgDocumentary series examines cost of small-town vigilantism AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email NEW YORK — It’s been 38 years since a man named Ken Rex McElroy was shot to death by an angry crowd in the dusty farming community of Skidmore, Missouri.McElroy was widely regarded as a gun-toting bully who menaced the community. As many as 60 people witnessed his murder but no one implicated anyone.Israeli filmmaker Avi Belkin was looking around for an interesting story to base a documentary and stumbled onto the McElroy case in a library. He was intrigued by the murder and by what came after it — a wave of violence in Skidmore.The result is “No One Saw a Thing,” a six-episode meditation on what happens when a small town finds itself outside the law. It airs Thursdays on Sundance TV starting Aug. 1.Mark Kennedy, The Associated Press by Mark Kennedy, The Associated Press Posted Jul 24, 2019 7:20 am PDT This image released by SundanceTV shows a scene from “No One Saw a Thing,” a documentary series about the 38-year-old unsolved murder of Ken Rex McElroy in Skidmore, Missouri. It airs Thursdays on Sundance TV starting Aug. 1. (SundanceTV via AP) last_img read more