WHEN LOVE KILLS: THE FALICIA BLAKELY STORY
Falicia left home at the age of sixteen, hoping to make a better life than the one she’d left behind. Becoming an exotic dancer seemed like a harmless way to make money so that she could save and begin a new career. It didn’t take but a few weeks for her to get swept up in the glitz of quick cash and easy money. Keeping to her morals, she refused to sleep with her clients, though often encouraged by her co-worker girlfriends. The money came quick enough and she was happy with her take in. It was enough to take care of her and her son. However, one night after meeting Mike, everything in her life changed.
When Mike suggested she started robbing her johns, she agreed. She was only to do it three times, and they would be home free. The third time, Mike sent Falicia to a home and when she opened the door, she saw her friend, Jay. With her child in Mike’s protection, he threatened her to kill or be killed. She struggled with it, but in her eyes, she had no choice. She was Mike’s puppet. But to everyone else, Falicia was now a 19- year old, cold blooded murderer.