Spencer and Esther Houk
motives/theories regarding murder, J. Spencer Houk, police investigation
Statement provided to BVPD by Spencer Houk regarding the Marilyn Sheppard murder. Spencer Houk details the morning of July 4th from the phone call Sam Sheppard placed to the Houk residence to what he encountered after entering the Sheppard home.
Spencer and Esther Houk were the first individuals to respond to Sam Sheppard's call for help. Their statements are provided in this collection as context for those who considered the Houks to be suspects.
Drenkhan, Patrolman Fred, "Statement given to BVPD by Spencer Houk" (1954). Other Suspects. 13.