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New blood spots are found in the basement of the Sheppard home 33 days after the murder was committed. This has led investigators to believe the killer "ran to the basement in frantic confusion to wash blood from his hands and weapon." Also, Gervase Flick, an admirer of Dr. Sheppard, gives his theories of the crime to detectives.
Sam Sheppard, Marilyn Sheppard, Gervase Charles Flick, James McArthur, Samuel R. Gerber, William J. Corrigan, Betty Sheppard, Frank J. Merrick
Cleveland News, "54/08/07 Find Blood Trail To Bay Basement" (1954). All Articles. 383.