When Asa Ellerup married Rex Heuermann in April 1996, she most likely could not have ever predicted that their relationship would finish with a homicide investigation. In keeping with the New York Put up, the 2 lived in a small dwelling in Lengthy Island — the identical dwelling that Heuermann grew up in — nearly six miles from the place the our bodies had been discovered. Total, nonetheless, the household stored to themselves. “Persons are passing round his commencement picture, and nobody is aware of a lot about him. In a city the place everyone knows one another, you’d suppose somebody would know one thing,” Massapequa resident Bonnie Petrone advised the Lengthy Island Press.
Amid the investigation into the murders, authorities say that Ellerup’s hair was discovered with all three of the victims, per CNN. The hair, nonetheless, is believed to have been “unintentionally carried by the suspect on his garments.” As Ellerup’s now estranged husband faces an intense homicide trial that might land him behind bars for the rest of his life, she’s left to choose up the items. Her lawyer did not have any further touch upon her resolution to file for divorce. Heuermann is due again in courtroom on August 1.