Annals of Crime #26


Original Caption:

Cleveland -- This is the general view of the court room in the Cuyahoga County Criminal Courts building as the first degree murder trial of Dr. Samuel Sheppard (arrow) gets under way. Prosecution attorneys are seated in the foreground at the table with defense attorneys on the opposite side. The 30-year-old osteopath is accused of the bludgeon slaying of his pregnant wife, Marilyn, who was found murdered in the Sheppard lakeside home in suburban Bay Village last July 4th. Dr. Sheppard has testified that an intruder killed his wife and assaulted him. (1954)

1 comment:

Mr DeBakey said...

The part of this trial I like best is the train wreck.