I Killed My BFF - Netflix
I Killed my BFF is a documentary about real life situations in which a person does the unthinkable and murders the one person they are supposedly closest to, their BFF.
Runtime: 60 minutes
I Killed My BFF - Abraham Shakespeare - Netflix
Abraham Lee Shakespeare (April 23, 1966 – ca. April 7, 2009) was a casual laborer from U.S.A. who won a thirty million dollar lottery jackpot in Florida, receiving $17 million in 2006. In 2009, his family declared him missing, and in January 2010 his body was found buried under a concrete slab in the backyard of an acquaintance. Dorice “Dee Dee” Moore was convicted of his murder and is now serving life in prison without the possibility of parole. Shakespeare's troubles began after winning the lottery. The case was profiled in the American E! television program Curse of the Lottery; and also was made the subject of an episode of Snapped on Oxygen Channel, DTV, on March 16, 2014 as well as the subject of a 2013 episode of American Greed. The case also featured on Season 7 of Deadly Women. Also showcased on “I Killed My BFF” on Lifetime Channel.
I Killed My BFF - Timeline - Netflix
November 15, 2006 - Shakespeare's co-worker Michael Ford buys two tickets (including the winning ticket) at Shakespeare's request. January 2007 - Shakespeare buys a $1.1 million home in a gated community in North Lakeland. April 2007 - Michael Ford sues Shakespeare for allegedly stealing the winning ticket from him. October 19, 2007 - A jury takes only a little over an hour to rule that Shakespeare did not steal the winning ticket from Michael Ford's wallet. October, 2008 - Dee Dee Moore arranges to meet Shakespeare, purportedly to write a book about him. January 9, 2009 - The ownership of Shakespeare's home is transferred to American Medical Professionals, Moore's company. 2009 - According to Polk County records, Shakespeare's home and other properties are sold or assigned to American Medical Professionals. Of $570,000 owed to Shakespeare, more than two-thirds is owed by American Medical Professionals. February 21, 2009 - Moore buys a 2008 Chevrolet Corvette for her boyfriend for $70,390.86. She pays with a cashier's check from her American Medical Professionals LLC, business account. March 2, 2009 - Moore buys a 2009 Hummer for about $90,000. April 2009 - Shakespeare is last seen in the Lakeland area of Florida. April 6, 2009 - According to detectives, this is the last day Shakespeare used his cell phone. April 2009 - Dee Dee Moore calls James Moore, her ex-husband, asking him (according to his later statement to police) to dig a hole in her yard. Dee Dee claims the hole is needed to bury concrete and trash. James Moore digs a hole and is called back two hours later to fill the hole. James Moore, who was being paid to do other yard work by Dee Dee, claims he filled the hole, but could not see what was in it, as it was dark. August, 2009 - Cedric Edom, Shakespeare's cousin, delivers a card with $100 and a cross enclosed to Elizabeth Walker, Shakespeare's mother. Walker claimed the signature on the card looked like Shakespeare's, but that Edom did not say who gave him the card. November 9, 2009 - Cedric Edom files a missing person's report on Shakespeare with the sheriff's office. November 12, 2009 - In possibly the first police interview conducted with Dee Dee Moore, detectives try to learn how Moore appropriated Shakespeare's assets. Moore tells investigators she paid Shakespeare in cash. November 24, 2009 - In another interview with detectives, Moore claims the reason Shakespeare was taken off the Abraham Shakespeare LLC account was that he did not want to pay taxes. She also cannot give a reason for why the approximately $1 million used to open the account was withdrawn “day's” (sic) after Shakespeare's name was removed. November 24, 2009 - The Polk County sheriff's office declares Shakespeare missing. December 3, 2009 - In an interview with detectives, Moore claims that the reason that some of Shakespeare's assets went into Moore's business account, American Medical Associates, was because Shakespeare did not want to pay child support. December, 2009 - Moore, posing as Shakespeare, writes to his mother saying he is fine, even though Shakespeare could not read or write. December 5, 2009 - Moore sells her 10-month-old Hummer to a friend of an owner of a Chevrolet dealer for $49,000. December 27, 2009 - Elizabeth Walker, Shakespeare's mother, receives a phone call from someone pretending to be Shakespeare, while she eats out with Dee Dee Moore. December 28, 2009 - Gregory Smith, one of Shakespeare's friends, is paid by Moore to make calls to Shakespeare's mother pretending to be her son. Smith is approached and interviewed by detectives and decides to start cooperating with law enforcement. January 2010 - Moore contacts Gregory Smith and asks him if he knew anyone who would be willing to admit to law enforcement that they were responsible for the killing of Shakespeare. January 21, 2010 - Officer Mike Smith of the Lake Wales, Florida police department, working undercover, is introduced to Dee Dee Moore by Gregory Smith. Moore agrees to pay Smith $50,000 if he claims responsibility for Shakespeare's death. Smith agrees, but tells Moore he needs to know where Shakespeare is buried. January 25, 2010 - Dee Dee Moore shows Gregory Smith the concrete slab under which Shakespeare is buried. Moore also gives Gregory Smith the .38 Smith & Wesson revolver which was used to kill Shakespeare. January 25, 2010 - In an interview with detectives, Moore claims the reason she did not pay Shakespeare for his house was because he had a drug problem and the money would be used to buy drugs. January 27, 2010 - Police find a body at the Plant City house a day after digging at the site. January 28, 2010 - James Moore, Dee Dee Moore's ex-husband is interviewed by detectives and makes the claim about digging and filling a hole in April. January 29, 2010. - The body found at the Plant City property is identified as that of the missing Shakespeare. February 2, 2010 - Police take Dee Dee Moore into custody. Moore is charged with accessory after the fact. February 3, 2010 - The judge sets bond at $1 million for Dorice “Dee Dee” Moore. February 19, 2010 - Dee Dee Moore is charged with first degree murder. March 15, 2010 - Dee Dee Moore pleads not guilty to murder in a Hillsborough County, Florida court. December 10, 2012 - Dee Dee Moore is found guilty of murder, and sentenced to life in prison without parole.
I Killed My BFF - References - Netflix