What is Lover Stalker Killer about? Netflix documentary explained

Gabriela Silva
Dave Kroupa in Love Stalker Killer documentary

A quest for love and romance turns into a recipe for disaster that leads to murder as Netflix’s Love Stalker Killer details what happened to Carl Farver.

Netflix has done its job in developing crime docu-series and documentaries that have enthralled audiences from beginning to end. From Who Killed Jill Dando to Killer Sally, fans can’t get enough. Netflix has a new documentary to unfold in 2024 with Lover Stalker Killer.

Based on the title alone, fans can likely guess the context of the series and where the murder story will head. Set to debut on February 9 on Netflix, Love Stalker Killer will tell a harrowing story of murder due to raging jealousy in a love triangle.

When a single father enters the dating scene, he never expected to be embroiled in a complex and horrifying murder case. Here’s everything to know about what Love Stalker Killer is about.

What is Lover Stalker Killer about?

Dave Kroupa found himself in a web of murder when his ex girlfriend murdered his current love interest and covered her tracks using the victim’s phone.

Love Stalker Killer for Netflix unravels the story concerning Dave Kroupa and a murder caused by Liz Goylar. The documentary uses first-hand accounts from Kroupa himself and the law enforcement involved in the case.

According to Netflix, set in 2012, a newly single Kroupa is ready to get into the dating scene after having ended his relationship with his longtime girlfriend. The father of two moves to Nebraska and opens an online dating profile where he meets Liz Golyar. She too is a single mother and the two quickly bond.

In the official trailer for Love Stalker Killer, he recounts, “I made it clear I was absolutely not going to be tied down.” Golyar accepted his decision and also saw it as two people having fun. With Kroupa having set boundaries for a non-serious relationship, he soon met someone else.

Caro Farver and Kroupa had an instant connection and began dating. Love Stalker Killer will detail the night everything changed when Golyar crossed paths with Farver outside Kroupa’s apartment. The documentary will recount how in the blink of an eye Farver disappeared one night.

In a turn of events, Farver began to send hate messages to Kroupa and Golyar. But authorities and Farver’s mothers would soon realize the horrid reality. Farver was murdered by Golyar and was covering her tracks with Farver’s phone. Kroupa’s desire to have a fun and honest dating life led to a heinous murder in a jealous love triangle.

“Using interviews with those involved – including the law enforcement officers who cracked the case – alongside vivid reenactments that bring viewers into the tension and paranoia of Dave’s four year nightmare, this feature documentary from Curious Films (Running with the Devil) and director Sam Hobkinson (Fear City: New York vs The Mafia), deftly assembles the pieces of a mind-bending true tale of harassment, digital deception, and murder in America’s heartland,” read the storyline from Netflix.

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Gabriela is a Senior TV and Movies Writer for Dexerto covering Netflix, Disney+, K-Dramas and everything in between. She has a bachelor's degree in Journalism from Fordham, and was previously a TV Writer for Showbiz Cheatsheet and List Witer for Screenrant. You can contact Gabriela at gabriela.silva@dexerto.com