Justice for Sean Ellis

Sean K. Ellis is serving a sentence of life without parole for the 1993 murder of Boston Detective John Mulligan. He says he is innocent. This website tells his story.

Hearings were held in Suffolk Superior Court August 25-27 and again November 17-19, 2014, to consider issues raised in the Ellis retrial motion submitted in March 2013 by Boston defense attorney Rosemary Scapicchio.

After a final witness appearance on December 10 at 2:00 p.m., Judge Carol Ball will begin deliberating.

In March 2013 Boston defense attorney Rosemary Scapicchio submitted a retrial motion on Ellis's behalf. Evidentiary hearings were held August 25-27 and November 17-19, 2014. After a final witness appearance on December 10, 2014, Judge Carol S. Ball will decide whether a retrial is warranted.