Woman accused of stabbing dad, his girlfriend to dying in ritzy NJ Shore house


A lady killed her 87-year-old father and his girlfriend – fatally stabbing them in his ritzy waterfront house on the New Jersey Shore, cops stated.

Sherry Lee Heffernan, 55, was arrested for the murders of father John Enders and girlfriend Francoise Pitoy, 75, in a 6-bedroom, 4-bathroom Surf City home that’s listed for sale for over $1.9 million.

Pennsylvania police arrested Heffernan Tuesday at her house in Landenberg, Pa. and he or she’s awaiting extradition to the Garden State on fees of homicide and illegal possession of a weapon, the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office said in a news release.

Enders’ and Pitoy’s our bodies had been discovered within the house inside the Shore home on Sunday, after native police had been referred to as to conduct a wellness verify, the discharge said. They had been useless since round Sept. 29, cops estimated, saying each “suffered multiple obvious stab wounds.”

“The cooperative investigation ultimately determined that Heffernan, Mr. Enders’ daughter, was responsible for the deaths of both Mr. Enders and Ms. Pitoy,” stated Prosecutor Bradley Billhimer, who referred to as the arrest a crew effort of a number of regulation enforcement companies.

Police said Francoise Pitoy (above) and John Enders had been dead since the end of September.
Police stated Francoise Pitoy (above) and John Enders had been useless for the reason that finish of September.

Enders modified grew to become the listed proprietor of the home in May, transferring it from a belief, according to the Asbury Park Press. After the change, he listed the property on the market for $2.3 million and has since introduced the value all the way down to $1,999,000, the Press said.