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.
In March 2013, Boston defense attorney Rosemary Scapicchio submitted a retrial motion on Ellis's behalf; on June 5, 2014, Judge Carol S. Ball held a preliminary hearing in Suffolk Superior Court and ruled that an evidentiary hearing be held the week of August 25, 2014, to delve more deeply into issues raised in the motion. (starting time: 8/25/14 at 9:00 a.m., Suffolk Superior Court)