Texas charm Susan Wright showed up to have a fairy tale life with an adoring spouse, Jeff, 2 stunning children, and also close friends and family. In 2003, 6 years right into their marital relationship, the fairy story collapses when Jeff is located dead and also hidden in the yard of their suv residence. The dense neighborhood is stunned as cops charge Susan of pre-meditated murder– drawing her spouse right into the bed room, connecting him up and also strongly stabbing him virtually 200 times prior to carelessly tidying up the criminal offense scene. As Jeff’s household reels from the destructive information, Susan starts to install her hostile protection; that she required to eliminate Jeff out of self-preservation for herself and also her kids after years of psychological and also physical misuse. District attorney Kelly Siegler is cynical of her protection and also powerfully says she is a shrewd, doe-eyed lunatic, that has actually utilized her great appearances to attempt to obtain away with anything in life– also murder.