WATCH: Roselyn Sanchez Opens Up About Playing Debbie Flores on 'Death of a Vegas Showgirl'

Roselyn Sanchez knew she had a duty to tell Debbie Flores' story. 

The actress is playing the dancer in the Lifetime movie Death of a Vegas Showgirl. Flores was a dancer at the Luxor in Las Vegas when she went missing. She was dating Jason Griffith but the two had a very tumultuous relationship. Flores was missing for a month before police accused her boyfriend of killing her in December 2010. Griffith was found guilty of second-degree murder in the strangulation and dismemberment of Flores. Sanchez spoke to us about the role and why she felt a responsibility to do this film and help bring Flores' story to the small screen. 

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See what Sanchez had to say about getting to play this role and why it was important to her.