Davis v. State of Ohio, Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Case No. CV96-312322
plaintiff's filing, destroyed evidence, spoliation
This motion by the Estate of Sam Sheppard is for an evidentiary hearing to investigate the whereabouts of evidence that has been lost or destroyed by the State over time. The Estate claims that the evidence was wrongfully destroyed by the State after Sam Sheppard was acquitted in 1966. Various options for sanctions against the State are proposed as a remedy for this alleged spoliation of evidence. The Estate wishes to address these issues in an evidentiary hearing.
Gilbert, Terry H. and Carr, George H., "Motion for Evidentiary Hearing Regarding Items Destroyed or Lost by Defendant" (2000). 1995-2002 Court Filings. 96.