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Movies Based On True Crimes: Midwest Obsession aka Beauty’s Revenge [Murder of Lisa Cihaski]

Lisa Anne Cihaski obituary
Find-A-Grave: Lisa Anne Cihaski
Midwest Obsession aka Beauty’s Revenge (GREAT site)
Dairy Town`s Golden Girl Charged In Slaying Of Rival
Dairy princess charged with strangling former friend
Friend describes obsessive love
Jilted Beauty Queen Killed Rival Over Dairy Farmer, Jurors Told
Ex-Dairy Princess, 20, Faces Life in Prison : Murder: College student guilty of strangling former homecoming queen in quarrel over man
Wisconsin is talking…
Ex-Beauty Queen Gets Life Term for Jealousy Murder
Appeals court upholds murder conviction of former dairy princess
Excerpt from “Got Murder?: The Shocking Story of Wisconsin’s Notorious Killers”
Chiaski, Lisa – Murdered by Lori Esker

Beauty’s Revenge (aka Midwest Obsession)


DOC: 00215936
Birth Year: 1969
Age: 47
Weight: 150
Height: 5′ 5″
Eye Color: BROWN
Hair Color: BROWN
Dexterity: UNKNOWN

Institution: Robert E. Ellsworth Center
Region Unit Office: Unit 614
Region Unit Agent: 6 14 09
500 Forest ST
Wausau, WI 54402
(715) 261-1600
Maximum Discharge Date: Life Sentence
Mandatory Release/Extended Supervision Date: Life Sentence
Parole Eligibility Date: 08/06/2017
Case Number 1989CR001148


Movies Based On True Crimes: Fatal Vows: The Alexandra O’Hara Story [based on serial killer Alejandro Henriquez]

Shamira Bello, 14 [1988]
Heriberto Marrero, 15 [6/9/1989] (not charged) no picture
Nilda Cartagena, 13 (his niece) [6/9/1989] (not charged) no picture
Annette Rosario, 17 [1989] (not charged) no picture
Lisa Ann Rodriguez, 21 [6/19/1990]
Jessica Guzman, 10 [10/10/1990]

Find-A-Grave: Shamira Bello
Find-A-Grave: Heriberto Marrero
Find-A-Grave: Nilda Cartagena
Find-A-Grave: Jessica Guzman
Fatal Vows: The Alexandra O’Hara Story
A Memorial For Slay Victims
Alejandro Henriquez (great slideshow)
10-Year-Old Bronx Girl Is Found Dead a Week After Disappearing
2,000 in the Bronx Mourn At Funeral for Slain Girl, 10
Cabby Suspected in 5 Bronx Killings
Intricate Trail to Bronx Murder Charges
Fiber Evidence Links Defendant To 3 Victims at a Bronx Trial
Trial in Three Deaths Unfolds Slowly, Painfully, in Bronx
Slaying Case Crawls Toward End
Bronx Man Is Convicted In 3 Slayings
Man Guilty Of 3 Slayings Gets 75 Years
Portrait of a Serial Killer
Murderpedia: Alejandro Henriquez

Road Kill (Chapter: Beast of the Bronx)

Fatal Vows: The Alexandra O’Hara Story


Sentenced to 3 consecutive terms of 25 years to life in prison, not eligible for parole for 75 years (2070)
Identifying and Location Information
As of 03/28/17
DIN (Department Identification Number) 92A1851
Date of Birth 05/22/1961
Race / Ethnicity
Custody Status IN CUSTODY
Housing / Releasing Facility GREAT MEADOW
Date Received (Original) 03/03/1992
Date Received (Current) 03/03/1992
County of Commitment NEW YORK
Latest Release Date / Type (Released Inmates Only)

Crimes of Conviction
Class C

Class D

Class A1

Sentence Terms and Release Dates
Under certain circumstances, an inmate may be released prior to serving his or her minimum term and before the earliest release date shown for the inmate.
As of 03/28/17
Aggregate Minimum Sentence 0080 Years, 00 Months, 00 Days
Aggregate Maximum Sentence LIFE Years, 99 Months, 99 Days
Earliest Release Date 11/04/2070
Parole Hearing Date 07/2070
Parole Eligibility Date 11/04/2070
Conditional Release Date NONE
Maximum Expiration Date LIFE
Maximum Expiration Date for Parole Supervision
Post Release Supervision Maximum Expiration Date
Parole Board Discharge Date

Movies Based On True Crimes: Call Northside 77 [based on the murder of Police Officer William D. Lundy]

Police Officer William D. Lundy

Officer Down Memorial Page: Patrolman William D. Lundy
The True Story That Led To `Call Northside 777`
Center on Wrongful Convictions: Joseph M. Majczek
Center on Wrongful Convictions: Theodore Marcinkiewicz
For innocent man Joe Majczek, life wasn’t like the movies
Joseph M. Majczek, 73; Conviction Led to Film
The People of the State of Illinois v Joseph Majczek 1935
Wikipedia: Majczek and Marcinkiewicz

Call Northside 777

Joseph M. Majczek – convicted, sentenced to 99 years in prison; pardoned on 8/15/1945
Theodore Marcinkiewicz – convicted, sentenced to 99 years in prison; pardoned in 1950
(middle person in photo is reporter James McGuire)

Movies Based On True Crimes: Johnny Frank Garrett’s Last Word [based on the murder of Sister Tadea Benz]

Sister Tadea Benz

Find-A-Grave: M. Tadea (Sister) Benz
Nun, 76, raped, slain in an Amarillo convent
Nuns who found Sister Tadea Benz dead in her…
Texas executes killer of a nun
Halloween murder resurrected 30 years later
‘The Last Word’: A film by Jesse Quackenbush – Documentary seeks truth
Murderpedia: Johnny Frank Garrett
Wikipedia: Johnny Frank Garrett
Wikipedia: Johnny Frank Garrett’s Last Word
The Last Word

Johnny Frank Garrett’s Last Word
The Last Word


Movies Based On True Crimes: Beyond Suspicion aka Appointment for a Killer [based on the murders by Dr. Glennon Engleman]


James Bullock, 27 [12/17/1958 Forest, MO]
Eric Frey [9/26/1963 Pacific, MO]
Peter J. Halm, 26 [9/5/1976 Pacific, MO]
Arthur Gusewelle, 61 [11/3/1977 Edwardsville, IL]
Vernita Gusewelle, 55 [11/3/1977 Edwardsville, IL]
Ronald Gusewelle, 33 [3/31/1979 East St. Louis, IL]
Sophie Marie Barrera, 50 [1/14/1980 Saint Louis, MO]

Southside dentist left trail of murder victims
Former dentist pleads guilty to three slayings
Murdering dentist called Dr. Engleman and Mr. Hyde
Killer Driller: St. Louis dentist used his sexual power to get women to aid him in his murder schemes, netting him huge fortune
State of Missouri v Glennon E. Engleman 1982
Dr. Glennon Edward Engleman “The Killing Dentist” profile
Serial Killers Podcast: Glennon Engleman
Serial Killers Podcast: Victims of Glennon Engleman
Murderpedia: Dr. Glennon E. Engleman
Wikipedia: Glennon Engleman
Boyle case opens in East Alton
People of the State of Illinois v Barbara Boyle 1987 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Boyle hopes to be released from jail
Wife who killed husband out of prison
16 Chilling Facts About Hitman Glennon “The Dentist” Engleman

Appointment with Murder

Beyond Suspicion
The F.B.I. Files: Deadly Dentist


Glennon Engleman – convicted, sentenced to life in prison; died in prison in 1999
Barbara Gusewelle Boyle – pled guilty to killing her husband, Ronald; sentenced to 50 years in prison; released 10/2009

Can anyone help with these true crime movies?

I am looking for the basis of these movies based on true crimes:

Moment of Truth: Abduction of Innocence
With a Vengeance
The Toolbox Murders (1978)
5 Dark Souls
Final Appeal
In the Shadow of a Killer
In My Daughter’s Name
Two Faces of Evil
Last House on the Left
A Kiss So Deadly

If you can help me, please email me! Thanks! Also, if you know of any other true crime movies that are not on this list and that I have not covered, give me a holler! I know I am missing a lot! (But not the very popular ones that Lifetime shows a lot – I know of those and am working on them).

Deadly Duo: Kerry Myers and William Fontanille killed Myers’ wife, Janet Myers, with a baseball bat


Janet Myers murder
Murder Between Friends movie
JP man convicted murder wife in ’84, ordered freed by governor
Angola inmate set free, 3 decades after infamous Harvey murder
State of Louisiana v Kerry Myers 1989 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
State of Louisiana v Kerry Myers 1991 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Inmate ends attempt to make author testify
‘Dark Bayou’ explores infamous Louisiana murders

Blood Will Tell: A True Story of Deadly Obsession
Dark Bayou: Infamous Louisiana Homicides

Murder Between Friends


Kerry Myers – convicted, sentenced to LWOP; sentence commuted to 30 years in prison, released 12/2016
William Fontanille – convicted, sentenced to 21 years in prison

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