"Beauty's Revenge," also known as "Midwest Obsession," is a true-story movie based on the case of Lori Esker and Lisa Cihaski (Chiaski) case. The movie aired for the first time on NBC in 1995. The real name was changed to Cheryl Ann Davis in the movie. It is written by William A. Graham and written by Duane Poole. Movie Cast: Courtney Thorne-Smith, Stephen Fanning and Kyle Secor.
Beauty's Revenge/Midwest Obsession synopsis-plot
When an obsessed beauty queen becomes infatuated with the town hunk, she is determined to keep him all to herself. But, when he begins to reconnect with an ex-girlfriend, this beauty queen lets jealousy and temptation push her to murder.
The movie was first advertised in the media in 1995 as "Midwest Obsession." The true story is based on the murder of a woman who went missing after leaving her job at a motel. Police say, Lisa Cihaski was strangled with a belt and left in her vehicle by Lori Esker. Esker had been involved with a man that Cihaski once dated. She killed Esker in order to keep the man all to herself.
Today, Lori Esker is still serving a life sentence in a Wisconsin correctional facility.
The movie now airs occasionally on Lifetime.