“Fatal Desire” is a true story movie based on the Sharee Miller-Bruce Miller murder case. The movie made it’s television debut in 2006 on Lifetime. The movie is based on the book “Fatal Error.” Sharee Miller’s name in the movie was changed to Tanya Sullivan. It stars Anne Heche as Tanya Sullivan.
The movie is about a bored housewife who pretends to fall in love with a man online and lures him to murder her husband.
The real story on which “Fatal Desire” is based involves Sharee Miller and Jerry Cassaday. Police say that Sharee lured Jerry Cassady to murder her husband in Michigan, according to ABC News.
According to police, Jerry Cassaday drove from his home in Missouri to Michigan to murder the husband of the woman he met online. When the murder was done, Sharee Miller broke all ties with the man.
Bruce Miller was found shot to death in his auto body shop by a family member. Three months later, Jerry Cassaday committed suicide because he was distraught that Sharee Miller had ended the relationship.
When police discovered Jerry Cassaday’s body in his Missouri home, the contents of a briefcase led police to Sharee Miller as being an accomplice in the murder of her husband.
Sharee Miller was later arrested and eventually convicted of murder.
The movie based on this sensational case still appears on Lifetime.
You can read a timeline and update in the case here.
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