BOSTON (CBS) – Suffolk District Attorney Rachael Rollins said Sean Ellis’ case is “not over” and she will work to determine if he should be completely exonerated.
The 44-year-old Ellis served more than 22 years in prison for the killing of Boston Police Detective John Mulligan. But his murder conviction was overturned in 2015 after the state’s highest court found corrupt detectives handled the homicide investigation.READ MORE: Vermont, 1st State To Vaccinate 80% Of Eligible Population, Lifts All COVID Restrictions
In 2018, a Suffolk Superior Court judge formally ended the prosecution of Sean Ellis and he was set free.
Ellis’ story gained publicity in recent weeks with the release of the Netflix documentary “Trial 4.”READ MORE: Child Tax Credit: How Much Will Your Monthly Check Be?
Rollins discussed Ellis’ case with WBZ-TV political analyst Jon Keller. She said she is following the case closely through court documents and other legal proceedings to make sure Ellis receives a fair final outcome.
“I am deeply invested in this case. I think it’s a brand on our city, and not a good one,” she said.MORE NEWS: Plymouth Paratrooper Among 2 Found Dead In Fort Bragg Barracks
Keller @ Large: Rachael Rollins On Sean Ellis