Sam Sheppard Case Documents Now Online

Jul 3, 2014

Credit Cleveland Police

The case files of one of Ohio's most famous murder cases are going public.

Cleveland State University's College of Law Library has created a website on the Sam Sheppard case, featuring police documents and photos from the 1954 murder of Sheppard's wife in their Bay Village home. Sam Sheppard was convicted, then acquitted in a retrial ordered because of pretrial publicity.