WHERE The Crawdads Sing is a mystery drama based on Delia Owens’ 2018 novel of the same name.
The movie is directed by Olivia Newman and was produced by Reese Witherspoon.
Chase Andrews is murdered in Where the Crawdads Sing
Who killed Chase in Where the Crawdads Sing?
The movie stars Daisy Edgar-Jones as Catherine “Kya” Clark, who grows up in a North Carolina marsh.
She dates a quarterback called Chase Andrews. When their relationship ends, he rapes her and is later found dead.
Kya finds herself as the suspect in the murder trial.
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It’s later revealed that Kya is responsible for Chase’s death.
What is Where the Crawdads Sing about?
The movie focuses on Kya’s trial with jurors ruling she is innocent and no longer a suspect in Chase’s death.
They conclude the death must have been an accident.
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She is then free to live her life with her first love, Tate. They couple remain in the marsh for many years until Kya dies on a boat.
An aged Tate and the audience then find a secret notebook that contains the piece of evidence that connects her to Chase’s murder: the shell necklace cops couldn’t locate.
It’s the same necklace Chase was wearing at the time of his death and was a gift from Kya.
Is Where the Crawdads Sing based on a true story?
The movie is based off a fictional novel by Delia Owens.
According to decider.com, there is a belief that the book was based off Owens’ own experience of an unresolved murder that took place in 1996.
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The murder occurred in Zambia and remains unsolved.
Owens is wanted for questioning as a witness, not a suspect, by Zambian authorities.