The Fifth Estate | Season 37, Episode 19 | Feb 10, 2012 | 45:14

The House of Shafia

The fifth estate investigates the tragic and haunting story of four women found dead inside a submerged car at the bottom of a shallow canal in Kingston, Ontario.

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