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William J. Corrigan, attorney for Sam Sheppard, issues a statement which describes why he thinks his client is not guilty, and expresses the necessity for the Sheppards to employ their own detective to "run down the murderer." Corrigan's statement is quoted here in this article.
William J. Corrigan, Sam Sheppard, Marilyn Sheppard, Arthur E. Petersilge
Cleveland Plain Dealer, "54/08/01 Text as Corrigan Discloses Family Has Hired Detective" (1954). All Articles. 235.