While murder suspect Sheila LaBarre claimed to be the common-law wife of chiropractor Wilfred LaBarre, she married and divorced someone else, then began another relationship documented by her domestic violence arrest.

Through it all, she lived rent-free on LaBarre's sprawling Epping farm -- and while she had no job, she claimed ownership of three cars including a Cadillac and a Mercedes coupe.

Those and other details of LaBarre's personal and financial history are included in records of her divorce from Wayne Ennis, which was unsealed Monday. The file also includes a request from the state to see the divorce papers in 2001.

Also Monday, Jeffrey Denner, LaBarre's attorney, said she has been formally indicted on a charge of first degree murder.

"We're actually quite happy," he said. "It is now our expectation that we can move this case along and resolve it quickly."

Denner was notified of the indictment by a reporter, who provided him with a copy of the document, dated Friday. Denner last month had sought bail for LaBarre, who at that point had been held without bail for more than 130 days -- the standard is 90 days -- with no indictment. His request was denied.

Senior Assistant Attorney General Peter Odom declined to discuss the indictment.

"I can't really talk about the investigation," he said in published reports. "I said the case would be presented to the grand jury when it was ready to be presented, and that's what we've been doing." He declined to say whether other charges were anticipated.

LaBarre is being held at the Strafford County House jail. Police allege she killed and burned the body of Kenneth Countie, 24, formerly of Wilmington, Mass., on the 114-acre horse farm. Forensic experts have examined blood, tissue, teeth and bones found on the property during a 17-day search.

Countie was reported missing in February after moving in with LaBarre at her farm. LaBarre, who was arrested in April, has pleaded innocent.

LaBarre's divorce file shows that she married Ennis in York, Maine, on Aug. 22, 1995. She had been living with LaBarre, whom she met through a 1987 personal ad, for seven years. And although she never married LaBarre, Sheila dropped her surname of Bailey and began using the chiropractor's name, including on prenuptial, marriage and divorce documents chronicling her two-year marriage to Ennis.

Later, a James Bracket appeared by LaBarre's side for a conference to discuss her divorce. Brackett was later described by Hampton police as LaBarre's boyfriend when she was arrested on allegations of stabbing him in the head with a pair of scissors in 1998.

Two years later, when Wilfred LaBarre died and his death certificate was certified by the state of New Hampshire, it reported that he had been married to Sheila Bailey. The erroneous document predates an August 2001 petition by Sheila to be viewed by the Rockingham County Superior Court as his lawful spouse.

LaBarre also presented the county court with two wills, purportedly signed by Wilfred LaBarre in 1990 and 1992. Both left the majority of his cash, stocks, bonds, real estate and personal property to "a very special lady known as Sheila Kaye Jennings LaBarre," and ignored his two children.

The Rockingham County Superior Court has invalidated the wills.

The state sought information about Sheila LaBarre's marriage to Ennis, it said, because if she was married to him within three years of Wilfred's death, her common-law petition "would fail as a matter of law." If she had an affair while married to Ennis that continued during the three-year statutory period, the state told the court, "that would be highly relevant."

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