This Lifetime Movie was Inspired by actual events. When Melissa Cooper's body is found hanging, the police ruled her death as a suicide. However, not too long after her funeral, a college student named Adam comes forward and admits to murdering Melissa because Daniel Cooper, Melissa's husband told him to. Adam says Daniel is the leader of a religious cult and that Daniel is incredibly controlling. Daniel denies the accusations but some other members of the church claim that he is deceiving and has a secret life. The police investigate Melissa's case in more detail, digging deeper into what really went on in their marriage when no one else was watching.
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Ungodly Acts, a brand new, original Lifetime movie, was inspired by a true story. According to the Movies Based On True Stories Archives, the 2015 lifetime movie was inspired by and based on the murder of Bethany Deaton, a young woman who was found dead in her car. The 2012 case was in the national news after details of her death suggested that she had been killed at the request of a religious leader, according to The Daily Mail. Inquisitr brought you the case of Bethany Deaton recently when it became the subject of the crime documentary, 48 hours. See more