Beauty pageants are the stuff of dreams for so many girls who fantasize about being a princess for the day. For these beauty queens, a sash and crown may empower them to reach for the stars but it can't defend against the terrible fate that awaits. BEAUTY QUEEN MURDERS shines the spotlight on women who lived their lives in the public eye as America's sweethearts. They were all so young. They were all so beautiful. They all held so much promise. And they were all killed before their limelight was up.
The quiet town of Nixa, Missouri is shaken to its core when the local beauty queen and town sweetheart, Jackie Johns, goes missing. When the twenty-year-old turns up dead in a nearby lake, police are left with a town full of suspects.