Document Type

Police Report



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10 Documents

Item Number



Pete J. Becker, Sam Sheppard, interview


On July 31, 1954, Cleveland Police Detective Pete J. Becker was told by Detective Harold Lockwood that Sam was refusing to answer questions relative to the night of the murder. Becker was told by Lockwood that he and Detective Lonchar should try to make Sam as angry as possible in his questioning and then Lockwood would relieve them and use a different interview approach.



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