She grew up as Sheila Bailey in Fort Payne, AL, the youngest of six children. Her first marriage lasted eight weeks, when her 19-year old husband discovered Sheila had been locking his toddler in a closet. She moved with her second husband, but dreamed of a rich suitor. Sheila LaBarre used her sharp mind and raw sexuality to her advantage her whole life. She preyed on “lost souls,” befriending them, taking some of them as lovers. On Sunday, April 2nd, 2006, a Revere, MA police dispatcher followed up on a tip about a woman wanted out of New Hampshire. A week earlier, New Hampshire investigators discovered bones among a burned mattress on her farm. There was a pet rabbit covered in blood. The remains of 24-year old Kenneth Countie were so badly burned that identification was going to be a challenge. Countie had an undiagnosed form of autism and the mental capacity of a 12 year old. When the two were spotted in Wal-mart, she was pushing his bruised and battered body in a wheel chair and piling diesel fuel containers on his lap. When police visited the farm to check on Countie’s welfare, they discovered a meaty human bone sticking out of a smoldering burn pit. Neighbors shared rumors about the 48-year-old woman, who was known for being flirtatious, tempestuous and violent. When Dr. LaBarre died suddenly in 2000, relatives wondered aloud if Sheila poisoned him for the property. watch deadly women cougar seduces tortures and kills men
In the years after Dr. LaBarre died, several men had lived on the farm and most were seen beaten or bloody.LaBarre slipped away from the cops, and hitched a ride from Stephen Martello. LaBarre told him she was an angel who came back to life to rid the world of pedophiles. The Countie murder case took an unusual turn as authorities discovered new evidence on LaBarre’s farm. Watch serial killer Sheila LaBarre House of Horrors. Hundreds of cops searched the property. They found evidence of old burn pits and blood splatter. They found clothes belonging to Michael Deloge, another man who was living at the farm and vanished. In February 2008, Sheila LaBarre changed her plea to not guilty by reason of insanity. She confessed to the killings of Countie and Deloge, but claimed she was crazy when she did it. As the murder trial of Sheila LaBarre approached in May 2008, major questions about this saga remained. How did Kenneth Countie and Michael Deloge die? Did she poison Dr. LaBarre in an effort to obtain his million-dollar farm? Was she legally insane at the time of the killings? Watch Sheila LaBarre trial begins with a trip to WalMart, farm
And the most puzzling question of all: who really is Sheila LaBarre? How could she commit such a crime of brutal execution and of wicked intention? Watch LaBarre admits state can convict her for two deaths. The defense outlined a story of LaBarre suffering abuse during her childhood and eventually she developed the belief that every man in her life was a pedophile and a victim of incest. LaBarre accused both Countie and Deloge of being pedophiles and claimed that they were abused by their mothers.
In spite of her lawyer’s best efforts the jury returned a decision of “sane and guilty”. LaBarre was sentenced to two life sentences in prison without a possibility of parole. LaBarre showed no emotional reaction.Watch Sheila LaBarre sentenced.