Clipped From Marysville Journal-Tribune
Doctor to Ignore Truth Serum Test CLEVELAND (INS)—Dr. Samuel Sheppard spurned a request today that he submit to interrogation with "truth-serum" in the 17-day old investigation of his wife's murder. Noted crime-expertHDft-Alan-R Moritz of Western Reserve univer sity said that, the Bay Village osteopath osteopath refused to take the test on advice of bis lawyers. Dr. Sheppard said that he cannot cannot face further interrogation be cause he still is emotionally upset upset by his wife's death. He said he had undergone questioning after after the crime while under barbitu- ate sedation and claimed that was the same as truth serum interrogation. interrogation. The prominent osteopath also explained explained that he is reluctant to place himself in, a spot where he might incriminate innocent per sons.