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Exhumation in 'Fugitive' Case

Forty-five years after her death, prosecutors want to exhume her body of Marilyn Sheppard, whose husband was convicted of murder and then acquitted in the case that inspired The Fugitive television series.

Cuyahoga County Prosecutor William Mason reportedly wants to exhume the body to do his own analysis for the upcoming trial in a wrongful imprisonment lawsuit filed by Dr. Sam Sheppard's son, Sam Reese Sheppard.

Sheppard, who contends a window washer killed his mother, is trying to clear his father's name once and for all. The elder Sheppard spent 10 years in prison for the slaying.

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