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Louisiana actress Shanna Forrestall hosts the new Investigation Discovery true-crime anthology “Southern Fried Homicide,” which launches at 9 p.m. Wednesday (June 5). She relished the opportunity to portray the series’ wrap-around host, in sequences that were shot at Madewood Plantation in Napoleonville. The elegant character politely introduces real murder stories, which is part of the series’ perverse (see title) appeal.
“To me, that’s what Louisiana is,” said Forrestall, a Gonzalez native. “It’s between the genteel and the crazy. In my own family, I can vouch for that. They’re all around me. Sometimes I read a (story) description and think, ‘This is my family. Except they haven’t quite murdered anybody yet. They’re just this nuts.’
“That’s what makes the show so fun. I think the