Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Representatives have asked that most of the 16 charges be dismissed.
Lawyers for the woman accused of conspiring to kill her husband, Beachwood native Russell Sneiderman, want non-murder charges against her to be dropped. According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, attorneys filed a motion to have 13 of 16 charges dropped on Monday. The paper reported that representatives argued "prosecutors failed to specifically address allegations she lied to police and concealed evidence that could have led to the capture of her husband’s killer." Sneiderman's original indictment included eight counts but a grand jury indicted her on eight more felony counts in February. MORE: Sneiderman Shooting Topic Page Her trial is set to begin July 29. Sneiderman was charged with being involved in her husband's November 2010 …
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Woman accused of conspiring to kill husband drops suit for libel, slander, defamation against Sneidermans
The woman accused of conspiring to kill her husband, Beachwood native Russell Sneiderman, has dropped a lawsuit against his family alleging libel. According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Sneiderman sued Russell Sneiderman's brother and parents for libel, defamation, slander and emotional distress in response to their wrongful suit against her, which preceeded her criminal charges. Andrea Sneiderman had been charged already with eight counts for allegations that she participated in her husband's murder. The new indictment included counts of murder, aggravated assault, hindering the apprehension of a criminal, making false statements and perjury. MORE: Sneiderman Shooting Topic Page Her trial is set to begin July 29. Sneiderman was …
Friday, November 16, 2012
Widow and accused murderer of Beachwood native Russell Sneiderman cites "media coverage" for withdrawing request to observe Yahrtzeit at Russell's grave.
The widow and accused murderer of Beachwood native Russell Sneiderman has withdrawn a request for a judge to allow her to visit her husband's grave next week, Atlanta's 11Alive News reports. Andrea Sneiderman is accused of conspiring in the November 2010 murder of Russell Sneiderman outside a Dunwoody, Ga. daycare center. The widow faces murder, criminal attempt to commit murder, perjury and other charges and is currently staying at her parents' home under house arrest. Her former boss Hemy Neuman was handed a life sentence earlier this year for shooting Russell Sneiderman, and prosecutors allege that Andrea Sneiderman manipulated Neuman into doing it for the $2 million in life insurance money. Read more from Atlanta's 11Alive News.
Monday, August 13, 2012
Dunwoody, Ga. police say that they did not seriously consider widow as a suspect in the 2010 murder of Beachwood native.
Dunwoody, Ga. police told Atlanta TV news station WSB-TV Monday that they overlooked Andrea Sneiderman as a suspect in the investigation of her husband Russell Sneiderman's shooting death. Andrea Sneiderman's former boss Hemy Neuman is serving a life term in prison for shooting and killing Beahwood native Russell Sneiderman outside a Dunwoody, Ga. daycare center in November 2010. Andrea Sneiderman attracted attention when she denied Neuman's testimony during his trial that the two had an affair. Read the full story at WSBTV.com.
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Ariela Neuman finalizes divorce, speaks to media
Ariela Barkoni spoke with media for the first time this week following the finalization of her divorce from the man who killed Beachwood native Russell "Rusty" Sneiderman. Video from WSB-TV: Day care killer's marriage officially ends Barkoni was married to Hemy Neuman, who gunned down Sneiderman outside a Dunwoody, Ga. daycare center in late 2010. "We went through a very long and hard, painful journey, but I feel relieved," Ariela Barkoni, formerly Ariela Neuman, told Atlanta's WSB-TV News. She added that she didn't buy Neuman's insanity defense during the trial, and she thinks Sneiderman's wife Andrea should be prosecuted. Watch the video at WSBTV.com. Catch up on the latest news on our Sneiderman Shooting topic page.
Thursday, April 12, 2012
Jennifer Little charged with drunken driving
The lawyer representing Andrea Sneiderman was arrested early Thursday morning for suspicion of drunken driving, according to Dunwoody Patch. Jennifer Little, a former DeKalb County prosecutor, was charged with reckless driving, speeding and drunken driving. FULL STORY: Dunwoody Patch Andrea Sneiderman is the widow of Russell Sneiderman, the Beachwood native who was gunned down by Hemy Neuman outside of a daycare center near his home in Dunwoody, Georgia in late 2010. Neuman, who testified that he had an affair with Andrea Sneiderman, was her boss. Neuman was convicted of the murder last month and district attorneys have said that they intend to try Andrea Sneiderman next.
Thursday, March 15, 2012
Catch the dramatic testimony you missed from the jury selection to the verdict
See live coverage of the sentencing here
A judge has sentenced Hemy Neuman to life in prison without parole for shooting and killing Beachwood native Rusty Sneiderman in Dunwoody, GA. The jury ruled Neuman guilty but mentally ill this afternoon and sentencing began at about 3:15 p.m. today. Hemy Neuman has admitted to shooting Sneiderman but contended that he was insane at the time of the incident. Testimony during the week-long trial revolved around psychological evluations of Neuman and an alleged affair between him and the victim's widow. Click here for a live blog of the sentencing.
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Arguments began at 9 a.m. Tuesday
Monday, March 12, 2012
Both sides have rested; jury off this afternoon as counsel, judge polish jury instructions
Both sides have rested in the trial of the man who shot and killed Beachwood native Russell "Rusty" Sneiderman, Dunwoody Patch reports. The jury has been dismissed for the afternoon, but are to return at 9 a.m. Tuesday, when closing arguments could begin. Counsel from both sides are expected to reconvene this afternoon to polish jury instructions. For more information, visit the live blog at Dunwoody Patch.