Inside of House
South side of living room as seen by police investigators upon their arrival on the morning of July 4, 1954. Sam's corduroy jacket is neatly folded on the daybed / studio couch. Stairs to second floor are visible in background. Nancy Ahern testified at 1954 trial that Sam was wearing this corduroy jacket as he slept on the daybed at about 12:15 a.m. the morning of July 4. The Ahern family dined with the Sheppards on the evening of July 3; Marilyn saw the Aherns out at about 12:30 a.m. on the 4th while Sam slept on the daybed.
Sheppard home, living room, daybed / studio couch, stairs to second floor