Q: What is your date of birth?
A: July fifteenth.
Q: What year?
A: Every year.
Q: This myasthenia gravis - does it affect your
memory at all?
Q: And in what ways does it affect your memory?
A: I forget.
Q: You forget. Can you give us an example of
something that you've forgotten?
Q: All your responses must be oral, okay? What
school did you go to?
Q: How old is your son - the one living with you.
A: Thirty-eight or thirty-five, I can't remember
Q: How long has he lived with you?
A: Forty-five years.
Q: What was the first thing your husband said to
you when he woke that morning?
A: He said, "Where am I, Cathy?"
Q: And why did that upset you?
A: My name is Susan.
Q: Sir, what is your IQ?
A: Well, I can see pretty well, I think.
Q: Do you know if your daughter has ever been
involved in the voodoo occult?
A: We both do.
A: We do.
Q: You do?
A: Yes, voodoo.
Q: Now doctor, isn't it true that when a person
dies in his sleep, he doesn't know about it until
the next morning?
Q: The youngest son, the twenty-year old, how old
Q: Were you present when your picture was taken?
Q: Was it you or your younger brother who was
killed in the war?
Q: Did he kill you?
Q: How far apart were the vehicles at the time of
Q: You were there until the time you left, is that
Q: How many times have you committed suicide?
Q: So the date of conception (of the baby) was
Q: And what were you doing at that time?
Q: She had three children, right?
Q: How many were boys?
Q: Were there any girls?
Q: You say the stairs went down to the basement?
Q: And these stairs, did they go up also?
Q: Mr. Slattery, 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 whose 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
A: No, this is how I dress when I go to work.
Q: Doctor, how many autopsies have you
on dead people?
A: All my autopsies are performed on dead people.
Q: Do you recall the time that you examined the
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.