Andrea Sneiderman, the Georgia woman convicted of perjury last summer in the case of her husband’s 2010 murder, has been released from prison and denies she had any romantic involvement with the man who killed him.
Sneiderman’s husband, Rusty, was shot and killed in front of a daycare center in an Atlanta suburb, and Sneiderman’s boss, Hemy Neuman, was convicted of the murder. Neuman is currently serving a life sentence without the possibility of parole, but is working on an appeal based on what may have been a purjured testimony from his former Realtor, Melanie White, who claims he told her of a romantic trip with Sneiderman.
“One of my greatest regrets will be allowing this predator into my life and not being stronger for dispelling his advances sooner, ” Sneiderman said last year. “Mr. Neuman changed my children’s lives forever by killing their father. Please don’t make them live without their mother.”
Sneiderman was initially found guilty of hindering the apprehension of a criminal, concealment of material facts, three counts of giving false statements and four counts of perjury and was sentenced to five years with time served after prosecutors argued that she was lying about having a relationship with Neuman, which hindered the investigation into her husband’s murder. She still maintains that she wasn’t romantically involved with him, but says that during the course of their friendship, the lines of appropriateness did become blurred.
“In hindsight I should have told Rusty about his advances. I should have quit my job, filed a report with HR and hid from Mr. Neuman,” she admitted.
Sneiderman is under parole supervision until the summer of 2017, but as long as she doesn’t break another law between now and then, her felony convictions will be erased from her record.
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