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Common Pleas Judge Frank J. Merrick refuses to grant a writ of habeas corpus. Also, police Chief Frank Story says, ..."he (Sheppard) cannot refuse to talk to us because his attorney says so". Other details about Sam Sheppard's treatment in jail are published here.
Sam Sheppard, Frank W. Story, William J. Corrigan, David E. Kerr, Richard N. Sheppard, Stephen A. Sheppard, James McArthur, Joseph M. Sweeney, J. Spencer Houk, Samuel R. Gerber, Betty Sheppard, Samuel Reese "Chip" Sheppard, Robert F. Schottke, Patrick Gareau, Arthur E. Petersilge, Frank J. Merrick, Gershom M.M. Barber, Raymond J. Ripberger, Joseph Yusko
Cleveland Press, "54/07/31 Police Grill Doctor; Freedom Bid Fails" (1954). All Articles. 341.