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'Stolen Miracle' true story of Diana Walsh and Karen Susan Hill

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"Stolen Miracle" is a movie based on the true story of Diana Walsh and kidnapper and nurse's aide Karen Susan Hill. The crime movie first aired on CTV in Canada in 2001. "Stolen Miracle" now airs on Lifetime. It is directed by Norma Baily and written by Shelley Eriksen. The cast includes: Leslie Hope, Gabriel Hogan and Nola Augustson, according to the New York Times.

"Stolen Miracle" synopsis/plot

Karen and Phil are excited about the birth of their first son. But, their excitement turns into a nightmare after the male baby is stolen by a woman posing as a nurse on Christmas Eve. Time ticks away as the woman makes a clean getaway. However, one tenacious policeman uses all of her investigative skills to track down a kidnapper.

The true story that inspired "Stolen Miracle" happened in Canada in the early 1990's. That's when police say Karen Susan Hill, 46, a mentally unstable woman, abducted the baby in order to pass the baby off as her own. The baby was later found unharmed. Karen Susan Hill told police she kidnapped the baby to fool her abusive husband. Karen Susan Hill served seven years in prison for the kidnapping before being deported back to her home town in Michigan.

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