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Samuel Sheppard Blood Analysis Dr. Sam Sheppard was a well-known physician in the early 1950s in Cleveland. He was from a very wealthy family that was well known because of their acclaim as being physicians. He was liked very much by the Cleveland community, which put his life under great public scrutiny. The Sheppard case is a very good example of the trial happening in the public arena with the outrageous behavior of the media and the press[1]. The influence that the media and the press had on the Sheppard’s case contributed greatly to the inability of Dr. Sheppard having to receive a trial that was unbiased in terms of the jury. Marilyn Sheppard who was the wife to Dr. Sheppard was found bashed to death on July 4th, 1954, and at the arrival of the police at the scene, the house was in shambles and the bedroom was a gruesome scene that made Sheppard the primary suspect because he was present in the house. Despite the position of the body and the partial removal of clothes, the autopsy of the body, however, showed that there was no sexual assault since there was no evidence of anal or vaginal trauma as well as no evidence of seminal fluid or any indication that the victim had been sexually abused[2]. Marilyn was reported to have suffered a series of wounds and several blows to the head while Dr. Gerber stated that she had died from hemorrhaging caused by the blows she had got on her head. According to the story of Dr. Sheppard, he fell asleep on a couch downstairs after having entertained guests in his house and was awaken by Marilyn’s screams. When he went upstairs, he was able to discover a figure that had a light garment. After engaging in a fight with the man, he knocked him out. He awoke to find Marilyn’s body on the bed and he chased after a man downstairs having a fight with him one more…...

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