Outside of House
Stairs leading down to beach and bath house as viewed from upper level of backyard; camera facing northwest. At 1:30 p.m. on July 4, 1954, Larry Houk, son of Mayor J. Spencer Houk and Esther Houk, found a green cloth bag in the brush to right of the vertical post. He gave the bag to Cleveland Police Detective Patrick Gareau who opened it to find a man's class ring, key chain, and bloodied man's wristwatch that was stopped at 4:15. Detectives took the items to Sam at Bay View Hospital and he identified them as his own.
Sheppard home, stairs to beach, beach, green bag, bath house, Lake Erie, Lawrence Houk, Patrick Gareau