‘Home Killing Queen’: Watch Lifetime Movie Tonight, True Story Inspired?


Home Killing Queen (Homekilling Queen) is a brand new movie coming to the Lifetime channel tonight. Is it true? There is no mention of it in the production notes. But the synopsis is reminiscent of a few true story cases. Home Killing Queen (Homekilling Queen) stars Ashley Jones, Kaitlyn Bernard, and Kayleigh Shikanai. It is directed by Alexandre Carrière and written by Andrea Canning.


Home Killing Queen Lifetime Movie Synopsis

There’s no doubt about it. Whitney Manning is crazy. She can’t help it because her mother Connie, is, too. A former beauty queen 25 years prior, Connie Manning is rich and has her eyes set on a shiny new crown for her daughter after she is selected as the next homecoming queen at her local high school. But there is one person standing in Connie and Whitney’s way, another beautiful classmate named Abbie Kirk, who is making a beeline for queendom. Not to worry, this mother, daughter, grandmother trio is sure to take the other girl down and secure the throne for the third generation. (The small-town murder is set in West Chester, Pennsylvania.)


Home Killing Queen Movie: True Story Inspired?

Though the movie is completely different, the murder of Curtisha Morning comes to mind. Curtisha Morning was a 17-year-old Riverhead High School homecoming queen who disappeared in 1996. She was found dead in the woods. Jealous rival and classmate, Kalila Taylor, 17, stabbed the homecoming queen to death because she thought Curtisha had slept with her boyfriend. After her arrest, Kalila Taylor claimed she had been framed. Watch Home Killing Queen. It Premieres tonight May 11 at 8/7c on Lifetime.


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Traciy Curry-Reyes

Traciy Curry-Reyes is the founder and editor-in-chief of TV Crime Sky. She began her career as a true crime & entertainment freelance writer in the 1990's for her website, The Movies Based on True Stories Database/Archives. She has contributed content to other websites, such as Examiner.com and Inquisitr.com. Traciy also appears as a true-crime expert and commentator on TV One's Fatal Attraction, For My Man, and Justice by Any Means; Investigation Discovery's Murder Calls and Scorned; Oxygen's Snapped; FOX's Crime Watch Daily; and Lifetime Television's Killer Kids.