The estranged spouse of alleged Gilgo Seashore serial killer Rex Heuermann has arrived in court docket to see for herself if there’s proof to point he’s responsible of the atrocities he’s accused of.
Asa Ellerup, 59, arrived in court docket round 9am carrying a teal shirt, brown trousers and a blue cardigan.
She appeared somber as she walked in together with her authorized workforce and didn’t make eye contact with any of the members of the media lined up on the courthouse.
As Dailymail.com solely revealed final week, Ellerup deliberate to be within the courtroom together with her husband at this time, the place she’s going to assess the proof of his probably barbaric crimes for herself.
‘She desires to see and listen to the proof that is offered in court docket,’ her legal professional Bob Macedonio mentioned in entrance of the couple’s former household dwelling in Massapequa Park final week.
‘She desires to see and listen to the proof that is offered in court docket. The one factor she is aware of about this case is what’s been reported within the media … If this occurred, he was dwelling an entire double life.’
Asa Ellerup, the estranged spouse of Rex Heuermann, arrived in court docket on Wednesday to listen to the proof offered by the court docket as he faces homicide fees over the deaths of three intercourse staff
She appeared somber as she walked in together with her authorized workforce
Ellerup didn’t make eye contact with any of the members of the media lined up on the courthouse
Heuermann, 60, was charged with the homicide of three intercourse staff whose our bodies have been amongst 11 discovered on the desolate stretch of shoreline near their Lengthy Island Residence between 2010 and 2011
Ellerup is showing in court docket Wednesday to see for herself what the proof towards her husband is
Ellerup has additionally reportedly begun filming with a documentary crew, who might comply with Heuermann’s longtime partner as she navigates his forthcoming trial for the outrageous murders.
It was additionally revealed final week that Ellerup visited Heuermann, previously a Manhattan architect, in jail, for the primary time since his July arrest. She spent as much as an hour with him final Wednesday, per week forward of his court docket look.
Ellerup filed for divorce from Heuermann, 60, six days after he was charged with the homicide of three intercourse staff our bodies have been amongst 11 discovered on the desolate stretch of shoreline near their Lengthy Island Residence between 2010 and 2011.
Heuermann has been charged with killing Melissa Barthelemy, Megan Waterman and Amber Lynn Costello, who disappeared in 2009 and 2010.
Authorities say he’s additionally the ‘prime suspect’ within the killing of Maureen Brainard-Barnes.
Ellerup was on the dwelling together with her two kids final Friday. Additionally onsite was what gave the impression to be a tv or manufacturing crew.
Her son Christopher was seen leaving the house to stroll the canine and her daughter surfaced exterior as effectively.
Ellerup who was wearing a beige cardigan and black pants, didn’t need to converse to the media however her legal professional spoke on her behalf.
‘She is doing tremendous. She is holding up effectively,’ Macedonio mentioned. ‘She had a go to with Rex on Wednesday afternoon and spent about an hour with him.
‘I didn’t get into dialogue what the content material of the dialog was.’
He added: ‘She hadn’t seen him in individual for the reason that day earlier than his arrest. Aside from that, she is doing okay.’
Requested if she was supporting Heuermann, Macedonio mentioned: ‘She desires to see and listen to for herself what proof they’ve that he did this.’
Macedonio added: ‘The media and everybody round has convicted him. In conditions like this, you are responsible till confirmed harmless.’
Macedonio mentioned she is adjusting to her new life with out Heuermann. ‘Each day this turns into the brand new regular. Since July 13 that is what the brand new regular is,’ he mentioned.
‘You might be adjusting…day-after-day will get a bit of bit higher to being what the brand new regular is. It’s like after the demise of someone at first. She and the children are okay.’
He insisted that her jail go to was identical to anybody else visiting a cherished one.
‘It’s the similar as each different customer she has to undergo the identical routine, one hour go to, there isn’t a particular therapy for Rex as one other prisoner,’ he mentioned.
‘She made her reservation for the visitation identical to everybody else does by means of the sheriff’s workplace coverage on the Riverhead Correctional Facility.’
Macedonio mentioned Ellerup has no future plans to see him in jail and that ‘life is on maintain till this trial performs out.’
‘You need to survive. You go into survival mode. You have got your kids to care for. You have got a life to rebuild,’ he added.
‘No matter it should be, it is by no means going to be what it was and transfer ahead. It is by no means going to be what it was. And possibly that is an excellent factor. I do not know.’
However he mentioned his consumer ‘doesn’t appear indignant in any respect’.
‘You might be in survival mode. There is no such thing as a time for anger. You need to survive,’ the legal professional mentioned.