Raymond Sheehan

Barbara Sheehan seeks clemency, sticking to self-defense argument
Barbara Sheehan seeks clemency, sticking to self-defense argument
South Maggie Hayes 1/14/2014 at 2:03PM

Six months ago Barbara Sheehan began her five-year sentence after shooting and killing her husband. Today, she is seeking an exception to her prison stay, and wants to serve her time for weapons possession at home. The 52-year-old Howard Beach resident fatally shot her husband, retired NYPD Sergeant Raymond Sheehan, 11 times with two different guns [...]

Tome tells tale of life in the Sheehan home
Tome tells tale of life in the Sheehan home
News Terence M. Cullen 7/25/2012 at 9:05AM

More than four years after Barbara Sheehan fired 11 shots into her husband, Raymond Sheehan Sr., inside their Howard Beach home, the couple’s children have released a book telling their side of the story. The book, “In Bed With the Badge: the Barbara Sheehan Story,” hit shelves Tuesday, July 17. The story is told through [...]

[UPDATE] Barbara Sheehan sentenced to five years in prison
[UPDATE] Barbara Sheehan sentenced to five years in prison
News Michael Pantelidis 11/10/2011 at 12:15PM

After dodging a murder conviction for the death of her husband, Barbara Sheehan has been sentenced to five years behind bars on a second degree weapons charge related to the case. Sheehan, who faced up to 15 years in prison prior to her sentencing, was acquitted of murder after a jury determined she acted in [...]

Barbara Sheehan acquitted of murdering her husband
Barbara Sheehan acquitted of murdering her husband
Top Stories Michael Pantelidis 10/06/2011 at 8:58PM

Roughly twenty-four hours after informing Justice Barry Kron that they were “hopelessly deadlocked,” the jurors in the Barbara Sheehan trial voted to acquit the Howard Beach resident of murder. The 50-year-old mother of two was on trial for the death of her husband, retired NYPD sergeant Raymond Sheehan, who she shot 11 times on the [...]

Sheehan’s fate in the hands of jury
Sheehan’s fate in the hands of jury
Police Michael Pantelidis 10/05/2011 at 2:09PM

The trial for Barbara Sheehan’s life started long before September 9. According to the 50-year-old mother of two, her life was on the line each day of the final 18 years of her marriage. The Howard Beach resident is being tried on charges of second-degree murder and two counts of criminal possession of a weapon [...]