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Sam Sheppard artifacts headed to CSU
Fifty boxes document 1954, 1966 and 2000 trials
by WKSU's KABIR BHATIA


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Kabir Bhatia
 
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Artifacts from one of Cleveland’s most infamous criminal trials are getting a permanent home at Cleveland State University.
Fifty boxes of documents, photographs, recordings and exhibits dating back to the 1954 Sam Sheppard murder trial are now housed at the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Library.
Cleveland State spokesman Joe Mosbrook says the presentation was made Friday afternoon by Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Bill Mason, on his last day in office.
Sam Sheppard artifacts headed to CSU

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“We're gonna start digitizing them all and creating a website where people can look at them and explore them. And we're looking into the possibility of creating a travelling roadshow.”

Mosbrook says the school beat out other institutions, including the Smithsonian, for the material.

Sheppard was convicted of killing his wife at their Bay Village home in the first trial, but was acquitted during a 1966 re-trial. He died in 1970. 

Sheppard’s son brought a wrongful imprisonment case in 2000 that was later dismissed. The Sam Sheppard case was the basis for “The Fugitive” television series and film.
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