"Black Widower" is a Lifetime movie based on the true story of Ed Amos aka Lowell Amos. "Black Widower" debuted on Lifetime television in 2006. It was written by Benita Garvin and directed by Christopher Leitch. (Starring Kelly McGillis and David Lipper)
"Black Widower" synopsis/plot:
Advertised as "based on a true story," the movie follows the case of a tenacious female detective who stops at nothing to bring killer Eddy Amos to justice. The intriguing man has everyone in the town fooled but when a mother comes forward and tells police that she suspects him of murdering her daughter, an investigation breaks open the case and reveals Eddy as a serial killer.
The true story behind the movie made national headlines in the 1990's when a Michigan man was arrested for the murder of his wife. Police say, Lowell Edwin Amos killed his wife Bobbie Amos aka Roberta Amos. He was also suspected of killing his mother and two previous wives. Lowel Amos was found guilty and sentenced to life in prison without parole. He was never charged for the deaths of the other victims.
Lowell Edwin Amos is still incarcerated in a Michigan correctional facility.