Girl in the Closet, the Lifetime true story movie is possibly inspired by the Linda Ann Weston, Philadelphia basement or Horrors case, and her real-life victims, Beatrice Weston, and Tamera Breeden. Girl in the Closet’s synopsis suggests 10 year old Cameron disappears after she’s placed in the custody of her aunt Mia after her mother falls ill. This Lifetime movie takes us on the mother’s years-long hunt for her daughter.
Lifetime’s Girl in the Closet’s cast stars, Tami Roman as Mia, Rema Ma as Patricia. The movie takes its direction from Jaira Thomas and its true crime drama script is written by Sarah Jones.
In the early 2000s, Linda Weston held her niece and other individuals against their will, and mistreated them severely if they tried to escape. If they fought back, she mistreated them even more. Sometimes using long metal rods to keep them in check.
The real Cameron in the Lifetime movie Girl in the Closet is a blending of Beatrice Weston and Tamera Breeden’s stories. Beatrice and Tamera were Linda Weston’s victims.
Beatrice Weston, was between the ages of 9 or 10 when she was first placed in her aunt Linda Weston’s home.
She was placed in Linda’s custody after her mother, Vickie Weston, recovered from a head injury. Beatrice is the youngest of her mother’s five children.