Paul Bergrin is charged with helping to set up the murder of an informant who was to testify against one of his clients.
Barbara Sheehan says it was self-defense, the culmination of a lifetime of abuse, and her children have given emotional testimony of their father’s sustained violence. Such a legal approach is known as the battered woman’s defense, and it has mixed results.
The jury was told that Barbara Sheehan killed her husband Raymond at their Howard Beach home in 2008 by using two different guns, including his own weapon. The defense claims she acted in self defense.
Werner Lippe was convicted in October of incinerating Faith Lippe in an oil drum after knocking her unconscious with a piece of lumber in October 2008.
A 68-year-old jeweler was convicted Wednesday of killing his wife by incinerating her in an oil drum.
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A man who admitted incinerating his wife in an oil drum says he made up the story and never expected authorities to believe it. Werner Lippe of Cortlandt testified Friday […]