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 in June and August 2014 to consider issues raised in the Ellis retrial motion submitted by Boston defense attorney Rosemary Scapicchio. They will resume November 17-19, 7th floor, Judge Carol Ball.

In March 2013, Boston defense attorney Rosemary Scapicchio submitted a retrial motion on Ellis's behalf; in June 2014, at a preliminary hearing in Suffolk Superior Court, Judge Carol S. Ball ruled that an evidentiary hearing be held the week of August 25, 2014, to consider issues raised in the motion (Update: 8/25-27 sessions have concluded; hearing resumes Nov. 17-19, 7th floor, Suffolk Superior Court.)