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'Death Clique' true story of Skylar Neese-Rachel Shoaf

based on a shocking true case
based on a shocking true case

"Death Clique" is a true-story movie inspired by the murder of Skylar Neese by her friends Rachel Shoaf and Sheila Eddy. The movie premiered on Lifetime in 2014. The movie is written by Barbara Kymlicka and directed by Doug Campbell. The real names of the real people were changed in the movie. (Starring: Barbara Alyn Woods, Lexi Ainsworth and Tina Ivlev.

"Death Clique" 2014: Synopsis/plot

Two best friends become jealous rivals when a new transfer student enters the picture. But when one of them disappears, the victim's mother relentlessly pursues her daughter's best friends, whom she suspects killed her.

The movie is based on the case of a 16-year-old West Virginia teen who was murdered by her best friends. Police say, Rachel Shoaf, 17, and Sheila Eddy, 18, lured Skylar Neese to a remote location and stabbed her to death, according to WDTV. People who are familiar with this case will recognize some key details that can only be found in the Skylar Neese case.