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This article describes the scene in the courtroom on December 21, 1954 at 4:12pm when a buzzer announced a verdict had been reached until the jury is dismissed at 4:49pm including the reactions of Sam and his family and his attorney William J. Corrigan. Judge Edward Blythin's remarks to the jury are printed.
Sam Sheppard, James C. Bird, William J. Corrigan, Arthur E. Petersilge, Judge Edward Blythin, Louise K. Feuchter, Stephen A. Sheppard, Betty Sheppard, Richard N. Sheppard, Dorothy Shepppard
Cleveland Press, "54/12/22 Buzzer Hum Brings Trial End" (1954). All Articles. 44.