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Carl Rossbach, Joseph M. Sweeney, David Yettra, Dr. Lester Hoversten, Dr. Robert Stevenson, Stephen A. Sheppard


Letter to Sheriff Sweeney from Deputy Sheriff Carl Rossbach regarding Dr. Lester Hoversten. Rossbach and Yettra visited Holland American Lines Steamship Offices in Cleveland, Ohio where they learned that Dr. Hoversten had booked a trip to Berlin at the end of July 1954. Hoversten cancelled that reservation on July 12, 1954. The report also gives details of an interview with both Dr. Robert Stevenson and Dr. Stephen Sheppard. Hoversten was staying with Stevenson in Kent, Ohio on July 3-4, 1954. Stevenson stated that Hoversten went to bed around midnight and that the dog would have barked if Hoversten had left the premises during the night. Dr. Stephen Sheppard stated that Hoversten told him that he was expecting a cash loan from Dr. Sam but that Marilyn's death had confused things. Dr. Stephen Sheppard told Hoversten that he should seek a loan elsewhere.



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