Do you remember the crime thriller web series that was based on a real-life incident? Yes, the same that was purely inspired by a murder crime that took place some years ago. We are talking about ‘The Act’ series which released on the Hulu platform in the year 2019. The series got immense appreciation and positive reviews from not only the viewers but film critics as well. The Hulu series focuses on the murder of Dee Dee Blanchard that was investigated by the officials to find out the murderer of the lady. After the release of the series, the case got more limelight and was highlighted by the media.
Officials that were associated with the case, suspected Dee Dee Blanchard’s daughter, Gypsy Rose Blanchard, and her long- term boyfriend, Nicholas Godejohn. Both were interrogated plenty of times which resulted in them getting arrested. When the case was deeply investigated, Gypsy was found guilty in which charges of second-degree murder was imposed on her. However, Nicholas’s misfortune got him severe punishment compared to his girlfriend.
After spending some time in prison, Gypsy earned her independence and was set free to start another life. Whereas, Nicholas’s charges didn’t allow him in getting any relief from the judicial and he was sent to trial prison in the year 2018. When asked about Nicholas’s condition, Gypsy found running away from the questions and did not answer any of them. Judicial announced life imprisonment for Nicholas in 2019. However, firstly he was given the death penalty but the advocates fighting for him asked for otherwise.
You might be wondering what happened to him and where he has been for so much time. Let us inform you that in Dee Dee Blanchard’s murder case, Nicholas was sentenced to jail for his whole life and he is currently locked up in F.R.D.C that is the abbreviated term for Fulton Reception and Diagnostic Centre which is situated in the Callaway County and is a prison where the criminals are kept. The prison also holds the title of the tightest security around the country.
As per the latest reports, he has been speculated to be shifted in another prison, Potosi Correctional Centre, located in Washington. In a recent interview with Nicholas, he clarified the whole thing happened back on the murder day. He stated that it was actually Gypsy, who plotted her murder and that he was just being used in it. He added that he loved Gypsy a lot and knew how bad relations she had with her mother who seemed overprotective of her. So for her sake, he agreed to support her.
Meanwhile, Gypsy seemed to move on already and has already declared her life partner by announcing the official date of her engagement. Comment down below and tell us what’s your opinion in this case. If whatever happened with Nicholas was right or Gypsy should have been severe punishment as well. Stay tuned for the latest updates.