The Wrong Man

The Final Verdict on the Dr. Sam Sheppard Murder Case
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Author(s): James Neff
Original Publish Date: Apr 07, 2015
Product Number: EB00596095
Released: Apr 07, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781504006798
Publisher: Open Road Media
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This Edgar Award finalist—one of Ann Rule's top five true-crime picks—is a "gripping" definitive account of the Dr. Sam Sheppard murder case (The New York Times Book Review)."My God . . . I think they've killed Marilyn!" At 5:40 a.m. on July 4, 1954, the mayor of Bay Village, a small suburb of Cleveland, Ohio, received a frantic phone call from his neighbor Dr. Sam Sheppard. The news was too terrible to comprehend: Marilyn, Sam's lovely wife, was dead, her face and torso beaten beyond recognition by an unknown assailant who had knocked Sam unconscious and escaped just before dawn. In the adjacent bedroom, Chip, the Sheppards' seven-year-old son, had slept through the entire ordeal. Almost immediately, the police began to suspect Sam Sheppard. The local press rushed to cast judgment on the handsome, prosperous doctor. After a misguided investigation, Sheppard was arrested and charged with murder. Sentenced to life in prison, he served for nearly a decade before he was acquitted in a retrial. Until his death, he maintained his innocence. Culled from DNA evidence, testimony that was never heard in court, prison diaries, and interviews with the Sheppard family and other key players, The Wrong Man makes a convincing case for Sheppard's innocence and reveals the identity of the real killer. This ebook contains ten photographs not included in previous editions.

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Author(s): James Neff
Narrator(s): Charles Constant
Product Number Z100153177
Released: Nov 12, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
ISBN: #9781618032102

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