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'Twisted Desire' true story of Jessica Wiseman-Douglas Christopher Thomas

based on Chris Thomas death penalty case
based on Chris Thomas death penalty case
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"Twisted Desire" is a true story based on the murders of JB and Kathy Wiseman by their daughter Jessica Wiseman and her boyfriend Christopher Thomas. "Twisted Desire" came to television in 1996 on NBC. The real names were changed to Jennifer Stanton and Nick Ryan in the crime drama that is directed by Craig R. Baxley and written by Carey and Chad Hayes. The cast stars: Melissa Joan Hart, Jeremy Jordan and Daniel Baldwin.

Billed as a movie 'inspired by actual events,' "Twisted Desire" tells the story of Jennifer Stanton, a teenage girl, who hates her overly strict parents. Just when her parents think they have the wayward teen's behavior under control, she meets a young ex-con who is willing to do anything for her, even murder her parents.

The true story that inspired the movie is based on the murder of a Virginia couple in 1990. That's when police say, Jessica Wiseman convinced her boyfriend to kill her parents and then abandoned him after the crimes were committed.

Douglas Christopher Thomas aka Christopher Thomas was sentenced to death row for killing the Wisemans. Jessica Wiseman was also convicted in the murders but was released from prison on her 21st birthday, according to the Daily Press.