An interesting upcoming trial is the Andrea Sneiderman case. Andrea Sneiderman is someone who clearly has problems with the truth. You could see her lying quite clearly in this video below. Her facial expressions give it away. She also becomes intensely defensive.
Andrea is a mother of two. She is facing malice murder (which is a equivalent to first-degree murder) and felony murder charges for conspiring to kill her husband, Rusty Sneiderman. Andrea’s former supervisor at GE Energy, Hemy Neuman admitted to shooting Rusty Sneiderman outside of a daycare facility in November 2010. Hemy considered stabbing or poisoning Rusty but ultimately decided on shooting him.
Andrea has been accused of having an affair with Hemy. The prosecutor suggests that Andrea co-conspired with Neuman to kill Rusty to gain access to life insurance policies ($2 million), which she was the beneficiary.
A week before he killed Rusty, Hemy, dressed in disguise, came to the Sneiderman’s home with the intent to kill him. His plan was foiled when Rusty came out of the house to check on a gas leak and saw Hemy laying facedown in the yard. Hemy ran away. Rusty called the police. Andrea called Hemy.
At trial, a defense psychologist testified that Hemy had undiagnosed and untreated bipolar disorder with psychosis. She also said that he suffered from erotomania, a rare disorder in which someone has the delusion that a person of a higher social status, is in love with them and makes advances towards him or her. As part of the erotomania, the defense psychologist claimed, Hemy only thought he had an affair with Andrea. In other words, they never actually had an affair. It was simply a delusion, a symptom of erotomania.
The psychologist also testified that Hemy had been visited by an angel who had Olivia Newton John’s voice and told him that Sneiderman’s children were in fact his. He allegedly also received a message from a second angel who had the voice of Barry White.
Mr. Neuman was found guilty but mentally ill and was sentenced to life in prison.
Andrea has denied any involvement in her spouse’s death.
Ms. Sneiderman allegedly erased cell phone logs chronicling phone calls and texts between her and her boss on the day of her husband’s killing.
The prosecution’s case against Andrea rests in part upon the testimony of her father-in-law and a former close friend who claim that she told them Rusty had been shot before she had been officially notified. Andrea had testified she first learned of her husband’s shooting from emergency room doctors.
Andrea Sneiderman’s trial is set to begin on July 29, 2013. Will you be watching?