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Woman on Trial: The Lawrencia Bembenek Story (1993)

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TV Movie | 200 min | Biography, Drama

The true story of a woman who is sentenced to life imprisonment for murdering her husband's ex-wife. After being dismissed from the Milwaukee police, Laurie Bembenek is swept off her feet by divorced Fred Schultz and they decide to marry. ...See moreThe true story of a woman who is sentenced to life imprisonment for murdering her husband's ex-wife. After being dismissed from the Milwaukee police, Laurie Bembenek is swept off her feet by divorced Fred Schultz and they decide to marry. The pair face mounting financial problems, but when Fred's ex-wife is killed with a bullet from his off-duty pistol, it is Laurie who is arrested for the brutal crime. Written by Anonymous See less
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Lawrencia Bembenek (book "Woman on Trial") | Sandor Stern
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May 16, 1993 (United States)

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Tatum O'Neal
Lawrencia Bembenek Lawrencia Bembenek   See fewer
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Virginia Bembenek Virginia Bembenek   See fewer
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Joe Bembenek Joe Bembenek   See fewer
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5.9 / 10 | 145 votes