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Statement of Samuel H. Sheppard to the Cuyahoga County Sheriff's Office. In this statement Sam Sheppard told his version of what happened the night the Marilyn died. Dr. Sheppard detailed the entire day: leaving work, meeting the Ahern's at there home for drinks, and then later at the Sheppard home for dinner, falling asleep on the couch, waking to Marilyn's screams, and ultimately struggling with and chasing the alleged assailant. The statement also contains a transcript of questioning performed by Detective Robert Schottke. In this questioning, Dr. Sheppard denied having an affair with Susan Hayes, and answered questions about the events that occurred the night of the murder.
Sam Sheppard, Susan Hayes, Robert Schottke, witness statement