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2012 - January 4 - JURY SELECTION TO BEGIN
BACKGROUND: Sheila Davalloo had been having an affair with
Nelson Sessler who was unaware that Davalloo was married. He broke their affair
off and returned to his girlfriend, Anna Lisa Raymundo. Shortly after, Raymundo
was murdered. Anna Lisa had been stabbed 20 times and her head bludgeoned
with a blunt object.
Sheila Davallo stabbed her then husband, Paul Christo, 3 times in the chest. He
survived and divorced Davalloo.
Sheila Davalloo was convicted of Attempted Murder February 2004, Westchester
County Court, and sentenced to 25 years without possibility of parole.
2007 - November 6 - Sheila Davalloo was arrested for the murder of Anna Lisa Raymundo.
Davalloo pled Not Guilty.
2011 - November 28 -Sheila Davalloo to represent herself in court.
resident Anna Lisa Raymundo, has announced that her public defender will not represent
her, according to a report by The Journal News.
Allegedly, Davalloo killed Raymundo on Nov. 8, 2002 in Raymundo's Stamford
and then resumed an ongoing affair with Raymundo's boyfriend Nelson Sessler. Davalloo,
who has a degree in biochemistry, worked at Stamford's Perdue Pharma with both Sessler
A Westchester judge sentenced Davallo to 25 years in prison for the attempted murder
of her husband, which occured four months after Raymundo's death. In her first trial,
Davalloo was accused of stabbing her husband during a sex game, eventually driving
him to the hospital, and then stabbing him again. vFormally charged in 2007 with the
murder of Anna Lisa Raymundo, Davallo has awaited trial for several years while being
a focus of media attention within the region.
2011 - 22 July
Filipino Reporter - Photo of a smiling Anna Lisa Raymundo at top of article
and a photo of Sheila Davalloo in court at bottom.
"STAMFORD, Ct. — Pre-trial hearings have began for the upcoming
litigation of a New York woman accused of repeatedly stabbing to
death Filipino-American pharmaceutical executive Anna Lisa Raymundo
Raymundo, 32, daughter of of Drs. Renato and Susan Ramos Raymundo
of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, was a Harvard University graduate who
earned a master’s degree from Columbia University. A rising executive
in pharmaceutical industry, she worked at Purdue Pharma in Stamford
for several years before taking a job at a company in New Jersey about
a year before her death.
She was allegedly brutally murdered by Sheila Davalloo, now 42,
an Iranian-American from Westchester, N.Y. and who is reportedly
suffering from bipolar disorder, after both women simultaneously
dated research scientist Nelson Sesseler, a co-worker at Purdue
Pharma in Stamford.Police said Sessler dumped Davalloo, who
was then married, to pursue a serious relationship with Raymundo."