“It was July 5, 1954. The Cleveland Press banner headline shouted, ‘DOCTOR’S WIFE MURDERED IN BAY VILLAGE.’ Below a large picture of Marilyn Sheppard stared back at me.
‘The wife of handsome, thirty year old neurosurgeon, Sam Sheppard, was found brutally murdered in the bedroom of their home in Bay Village, Ohio on the shore of Lake Erie. Sam Sheppard denied any involvement in the murder and described his own battle with the killer, which he described as bushy-haired.'”