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'A Killer Among Us' true-story Lifetime movie

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"A Killer Among Us" is a Lifetime movie based on a true story. It originally aired as a world premier in 2012. The crime movie is directed by Bradley Walsh and is inspired by a true story written by Katherine Fugate according to the Movies Based On True Stories Archives-Database. "A Killer Among Us" cast stars: Tess Atkins, Boris Kodjoe and Tom Cavanaugh.

"A Killer Among Us" synopsis/plot

After a young girl's mother is murdered, a tenacious detective tries to convince her to help him solve the case. Is the teen willing to spy on her boyfriend and her father to help the police detective solve the case?

"A Killer Among Us" is advertised as a movie "inspired by a true story." According to the Movies Based On True Stories Archives/Database, many people assume the movie is based on the Elizabeth Decaro case but Traciy Curry-Reyes thinks it is inspired by the murder of a mother who was gunned down outside of a pet store. The case could have possibly happened in California, according to Curry-Reyes.

To read Curry-Reyes' notes on the case visit here.

'A Killer Among Us' Elizabeth Decaro?
'A Killer Among Us' Elizabeth Decaro? Indiewire.com

'A Killer Among Us' Elizabeth Decaro?

According to the Movies Based On True Stories Archives-Database, the murder of Elizabeth Decaro did NOT inspire this movie. According to Curry-Reyes, the movie stayed true to the real events.

'A Killer Among Us' Lifetime movie
'A Killer Among Us' Lifetime movie Facebook: Lifetime Movie Network

'A Killer Among Us' Lifetime movie

The movie premiered in 2012. It is based on a shocking true case. The real detective had to involve the teen daughter of the deceased to do a little undercover detective work for him.

Lifetime movie: based on a true story
Lifetime movie: based on a true story Facebook: Lifetime Movie Network

Lifetime movie: based on a true story

The movie's dramatization of the real events made for interesting television. The true story that inspired the movie is probably equally fascinating. The real events are difficult to find because it did not make news headlines, according to Traciy Curry-Reyes.

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