The made-for-television movie Dragnet was the fictional adaptation of these murders.
Inger seemed busy, happy, and successful.
After ordering the assassination of congressman Ryan, Jones ordered his followers to all drink from a massive vat of juice and cyanide.
After moving briefly to Kansas City, she decided to return to New York in 1953, this time to actively pursue her dreams of acting.
He quickly Americanized her last name and, within a short time, helped Inger Stevens book her very first professional job, a Vel Detergent commercial in November of 1954.
It was a joyous and productive time for her despite the hectic scheduling and admitted lack of privacy.
Soon afterwards Stevens' father moved to the United States, leaving Stevens and her brother, Ola, in the custody of the family maid—and then later with an aunt in Lidingö, near Stockholm.
Yet she would become a tragic and immensely regrettable Hollywood statistic—overcome by a deep-rooted personal unhappiness hidden by a sunny disposition and megawatt smile.