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Pennsylvania Woman Charged with Murder to Remain Detained Pending Trial in Ocean County

Surf City

Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer announced that on November 3, that Sherry Lee Heffernan, 55, of Landenberg, Pa., shall remain detained in the Ocean County Jail pending trial on two counts of Murder, relative to the deaths of John Enders and Francoise Pitoy in Surf City on or about September 29. 

According to Prosecutor Billhimer, Heffernan is also charged with Possession of a Weapon -specifically a knife - for an Unlawful Purpose, Unlawful Possession of Weapon, Possession of a Weapon -specifically a handgun - for an Unlawful Purpose.

Prosecutor Billhimer stated that on October 4, Heffernan was taken into custody by the Pennsylvania State Police at her residence in Landenberg. 

According to Prosecutor Billhimer, on October 20, Heffernan was returned to New Jersey and has been lodged in the Ocean County Jail since that date.