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“Now doctor, isn’t it true that when a person dies in his sleep, he doesn’t know about it until the next morning?” “The youngest son, the twenty-year old, how old is he?” “Were you present when your picture was taken?” “Were you alone or by yourself?” “Was it you or your younger brother who was killed in the war?” “Did he kill you?” “How far apart were the vehicles at the time of the collision?” “You were there until the time you left, is that true?” “How many times have you committed suicide?” Q: “So the date of conception (of the baby) was August 8th?” A: “Yes.” Q: “And what were you doing at that time?” Q: “She had three children, right?” A: “Yes.” Q: “How many were boys?” A: “None.” Q: “Were there any girls?” Q: “You say the stairs went down to the basement?” A: “Yes.” Q: “And these stairs, did they go up also?” Q: “Mr. Slatery, you went on a rather elaborate honeymoon, didn’t you?” A: “I went to Europe, sir.” Q: “And you took your new wife?” Q: “How was your first marriage terminated?” A: “By death.” Q:: “And by who’s death was it terminated?” Q: “Can you describe the individual?” A: “He was about medium height and had a beard.” Q: “Was this a male, or a female?” Q: “Is your appearance here this morning pursuant to a deposition notice which I sent to your attorney?” A: “No, this is how I dress when I go to work.” Q: “Doctor, how many autopsies have you performed on dead people?” A: “All my autopsies are performed on dead people.” Q: “All your responses must be oral, OK? What school did you go to?” A: “Oral.” Q: “Do you recall the time that you examined the body?” A: “The autopsy started around 8:30 p.m..” Q: “And Mr. Dennington was dead at the time?” A: “No, he was sitting on the table wondering why I was doing an autopsy.” Q: “You were not shot in the fracas?” A: “No, I was shot midway between the fracas and the navel.” Q: “Are you qualified to give a urine sample?” A: “I have been since early childhood.” Q: Doctor, did you say he was shot in the woods? A: No, I said he was shot in the lumbar region. Q: Do you know how far pregnant you are right now? A: I will be three months November 8th. Q: Apparently then, the date of conception was August 8th? A: Yes. Q: What were you and your husband doing at that time? Q: Mrs. Smith, do you believe that you are emotionally unstable? A: I should be. Q: How many times have you committed suicide? A: Four times. Q: Doctor, how many autopsies have you performed on dead people? A: All my autopsies have been performed on dead people. Q: Were you acquainted with the deceased? A: Yes, sir. Q: Before or after he died? Q: What happened then? A: He told me, he says, “I have to kill you because you can identify me.” Q: Did he kill you? A: No. Q: Did he pick the dog up by the ears? A: No. Q: What was he doing with the dog’s ears? A: Picking them up in the air. Q: Where was the dog at this time? A: Attached to the ears. Q: And lastly, Gary, all your responses must be oral. Ok? What school do you go to? A: Oral. Q: How old are you? A: Oral. Q: What is your relationship with the plaintiff? A: She is my daughter. Q: Was she your daughter on February 13, 1979? Q: What can you tell us about the truthfulness and veracity of this defendant? A: Oh, she will tell the truth. She said she’d kill that Sonofabitch — and she did! Q: Are you sexually active? A: No, I just lie there. Q: (Showing man picture.) That’s you? A: Yes, sir. Q: And you were present when the picture was taken, right? Attorney: Before you signed the death certificate, had you taken the pulse? Coroner: No. Attorney: Did you listen to the heart? Coroner: No. Attorney: Did you check for breathing? Coroner: No. Attorney: So, when you signed the death certificate, you weren’t sure the man was dead, were you? Coroner: Well, let me put it this way. The man’s brain was sitting in a jar on my desk. But I guess it’s possible he could be out there practicing law somewhere.

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