In court appearances, where she has wept in the dock or sat frozen faced, her second husband, retired police superintendent David Stewart has been there.
Her son and daughter – children of the man she murdered – were in the gallery.
Despite the seriousness of the charges she faced, she was granted bail amid fears that she might take her own life, given the chance.
Her second husband took the witness box to say that he and her children would care for her.
At the time their deaths were seen as a double suicide prompted by the revelation that their spouses were having an affair.
Stewart, from Coleraine, is to serve a life sentence for the murders of Trevor Buchanan and Lesley Howell in May 1991.The grim scene was discovered by two members of their church.Trevor, was found in the front of the car while Lesley was in the boot, family photographs scattered around her body.It took the jury two-and-a-half hours to reach their decision of guilty.After the jury foreman delivered the verdict Lisa, Stewart’s daughter wept uncontrollably, and said “It’s not fair.” The bodies of Lesley Howell and Trevor Buchanan were discovered in a fume-filled car outside a house in Castlerock in May 1991.