True crime documentary ‘Why Did You Kill Me?’ is being released on Netflix tomorrow

It focuses on a mother who found her daughter’s killer on MySpace


The release date for new Netflix true crime ‘Why Did You Kill Me?’ is finally here, with the documentary film becoming available to watch worldwide from tomorrow.

The 83-minute film looks at the case of a mother, who stopped at nothing to hunt down her daughter’s killer. She created fake MySpace profiles in order to reach out to those she believed to be responsible, giving key information to the authorities about the case.

Here’s everything you need to know about the documentary, and its release on Netflix.

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The documentary tells the story of the death of Crystal Theobald, and her mother’s fight to find who killed her

The documentary tells the story of Crystal Theobald and her mother, Belinda Lane. Crystal was killed by gang members in 2006. After her death, Crystal’s mother Belinda used social networking site MySpace to investigate the people she believed were responsible, resulting in reverberations for multiple families.

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Belinda set up two fake profiles on MySpace in 2006, which she used to reach out to those she believed to be responsible for her daughter’s death. Over a 10 year period, Belinda worked tirelessly to find out who killed Crystal – and has said that even if it took her entire life, she would never have stopped.

In 2016 a suspect was arrested, and in 2020 was sentenced to 22 years in prison for his part in the murder. A detective on the case said Belinda was “instrumental” in tracking down the killer, adding that without her help, “he would likely still be outstanding right now”.

Crystal left behind two young daughters, and after her death police confirmed she had nothing to do with the gang that killed her. It was thought her death was a case of mistaken identity.

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When is the exact release date and time for ‘Why Did You Kill Me?’ on Netflix?

The film will be released worldwide on Netflix on Wednesday 14th April at 8am (BST). This is midnight PST.

Watch the trailer for Why Did You Kill Me? on Netflix here:

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