Justice for Sean Ellis

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

Free at last.  Sean Ellis, now 40,  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, now 40,  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)