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Judgment Day: Ellie Nesler Story

Judgment Day: Ellie Nesler Story

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Wednesday, June 23, 1999 N/A
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  • Season: 1998-99
  • Network: USA
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Movies
  • Subject Matter: True Crime, Children/Teens, Rape/Molestation

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Plot Synopsis

In 1990 Sonora, CA, Ellie Nesler pleased not guilty by reason of insanity for the first degree murder of the Sunday school teacher charged with molesting her 7-year old son. Jurors found her guilty of the lesser charge of voluntary manslaughter and sentenced her to 10 years in prison. She became a cause celebre and was released from prison in 1997 after serving four years of her sentence.


Production Company:

  • Jaffe/Braunstein

Production Type:

  • Independent
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