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The Killer's Trail: The Story of Dr. Sam Sheppard 

The real case what inspired one of the more famous TV series of all times, "The Fugitive".

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Terry Gilbert ...
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William Mason ...
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Bart Epstein ...
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Barry Scheck ...
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Keith Inman ...
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Bay Village, Ohio physician Sam Shepard was convicted of the bludgeoning murder of his wife but later won an acquittal on appeal. Nova reviews the evidence in detail focusing on the blood spatter evidence that won Shepard his acquittal and the DNA evidence his son used in his wrongful imprisonment lawsuit. Written by David Foss

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19 October 1999 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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