Thirteen years into her prison sentence at Bedford Hills Correctional Facility, convicted killer Sheila Davalloo was visited by a pair of detectives from New Windsor, New York.
The investigators weren’t there to discuss the 2002 murder of her romantic rival, Anna Lisa Raymundo, or the attempted murder of her former husband, Paul Christos — they wanted to question her about a third case, the murder of 32-year-old Nancy Smith.
Smith was killed 11 months before Raymundo, and the murders shared eerie similarities, according to “Snapped Behind Bars: Sheila Davalloo,” premiering Sunday Dec. 1 at 6/5c on Oxygen.
On the morning of Dec. 5, 2001, Smith’s parents received a call from her office saying that Smith had not shown up to work. Concerned, they went to check on Smith at her New Windsor home, where they found her dead on the living room floor, covered with blankets and pillows.
Investigators later determined that Smith had been hit in the head, strangled and stabbed multiple times. A knife, which police believe was the murder weapon, was found at the scene.
There was no sign of forced entry or a robbery, but it appeared a violent struggle had taken place before Smith was killed.
As with Smith, Raymundo was a successful woman living alone when she was stabbed to death at her home — and she also engaged in a brutal fight with her attacker.
When detectives learned that Smith had been a former co-worker of Davalloo’s from her time at Oxford Health, they began investigating her.
Davalloo has never been arrested or charged in connection to Smith’s murder, but both Davalloo and New Windsor police discuss the investigation in exclusive interviews for “Snapped Behind Bars: Sheila Davalloo.”
To find out what detectives uncovered and hear what Davalloo has to say about the case, watch the two-hour special on Oxygen.
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