Murder suspect says husband beat her

June 4, 2008 2:04:01 PM PDT
The woman indicted for murdering her husband, a retired NYPD officer, says he beat and threatened to kill her a day before he was shot to death.Barbara Sheehan told the New York Daily News that her husband, Raymond, carried a gun and kept hundreds of bullets and nearly a dozen knives.

He was found fatally shot inside their Queens home in February.

Sheehan she says she feels bad about what happened, but says she and her children have more peace of mind.

She's free on $1 million bail.