The California mom, whose harrowing story of abuse at the hands of her conman husband inspired hit series Dirty John, has found love again, DailyMailTV can reveal. Debra Newell married John Meehan after a whirlwind two-month romance – only to discover he had lied about his criminal past and glittering medical career, and was intent on controlling every aspect of her life. When she finally plucked up the courage to leave, Meehan, 57, launched a months-long stalking campaign that ended with a vicious knife attack on her youngest daughter Terra, then 25. Although she was stabbed three times during the assault, Terra, who stands at 5’2, weighing 130lbs, managed to wrest the blade from her 6’3, 270lb attacker. The Newells’ story was later turned into a podcast which inspired Bravo and Netflix hit Dirty John, in which Debra was played by Connie Nielsen and Meehan by Eric Bana. Three years on from the events that inspired Dirty John, Debra, 64, now lives in Las Vegas, Nevada, where she runs her interior design business, called Ambrosia Home. Debra Newell, who married infamous John ‘Dirty John’ Meehan, has found love three years after her ex-husband’s death, DailyMailTV can reveal Debra and John… Read full this story
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EXCLUSIVE: 'I've done the background check!' Woman whose ordeal at the hands of husband-turned-stalker inspired Dirty John reveals she has a new boyfriend - but did NOT risk online dating again have 384 words, post on www.dailymail.co.uk at June 24, 2019. This is cached page on Europe Breaking News. If you want remove this page, please contact us.