Justice for Sean Ellis

Sean K. Ellis was incarcerated 21 years 8 months for the 1993 murder of Boston Detective John J. Mulligan. He has always maintained his innocence. His conviction was vacated in Boston's Suffolk Superior Court on May 5th, 2015, and he was freed on bail June 3rd. This website tells his story.

Free at last.  Sean Ellis  leaves Boston's Suffolk Superior Court on June 3, 2015, holding his mother, Mary's, hand.  Arrested at age 19,  he spent more than half his life in prison for a crime he maintains he did not commit.  (Getty Images)

Free at last.  Sean Ellis  leaves Boston's Suffolk Superior Court on June 3, 2015, holding his mother, Mary's, hand.  Arrested at age 19,  he spent more than half his life in prison for a crime he maintains he did not commit.  (Getty Images)