Barbara Sheehan, of Queens, New York, is on trial for shooting her husband, Raymond Sheehan, a former police officer and crime scene investigator. During hours of testimony, Barbara Sheehan described 20 years of abuse. Her son took the witness stand and backed up her claims.
Read Queens woman testifies she killer her husband in self-defense, on NYTimes.com.
Read Murder trial hinges on questions of domestic abuse, on NYTimes.com
Read Barbara Sheehan’s son testifies at secretary’s murder trial about discovering his father’s affair on NYDailyNews.com.