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People Magazines reports about an Ocean City getaway that resulted in a double murder

In May 2002, Joshua Ford and Martha “No-Geney” Crutchley were killed in cold blood.



Joshua Ford, then 32, and Martha “Geney” Crutchley, then 51, left for an intimate weekend break in Ocean City, Maryland, in 2002.

They left Fairfax, Virginia, for the resort town in Maryland over Memorial Day weekend, and were scheduled to return home early the following week. Friends and family became alarmed when Ford and Crutchley failed to show up for work or answer their phones after the holiday weekend had finished. Then they were reported missing.

Police in Ocean City contacted Fairfax police in an effort to locate the pair, but what they swiftly discovered confirmed their worst suspicions: An horrific double homicide that happened early on Saturday morning claimed the lives of Ford and Crutchley.

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The frightening case is the focus of tonight’s “Natural Born Killers” edition of People Magazine Investigates, which airs at 9 p.m. ET on Investigation Discovery and may be watched online on discovery+. (The video below is an exclusive.)

Authorities discovered something else crucial to the investigation: Ford and Crutchley weren’t the only pair connected to the crime vacationing in Ocean City that weekend. During a night out, Ford and Crutchley made friends with another pair of guests, and what transpired hours later stunned everyone.

On People Magazine Investigates, “Natural Born Killers,” which airs tonight at 9 p.m. ET on Investigation Discovery and is also available to stream on discovery+, learn more about the deaths of Joshua Ford and Geney Crutchley.