Maya was killed by a passerby character. A stalker pretending to be her cousin after her death to get close to Emily. The biggest shame was she wasn't even killed by a member of the A team. Meaningless.
You think the truth is this big shiny disco ball of purity then go ahead and try it. See what it gets you. Telling the truth to the wrong person at the wrong time is how I ended up where I did. Take it from me you're always better off with a really good lie.