Ted's handwritten notes are included as footnotes
1. Incident Number:
RODNEY WAS GIVEN A
POLYGRAPH TEST BY AGENT HEDGECOCK AND AFTER THE TEST AGENT HEDGECOCK
CAME OUT AND INFORMED AGENT PENDERGRASS, SGT. DeBERRY AND MYSELF OF
THE RESULTS OF THE TEST.A
AGENT HEDGECOCK CAME OUT AGAIN AND INFORMED US OF WHAT RODNEY HAD SAID AND ALSO WENT BACK IN A SECOND TIME AND SPOKE WITH RODNEY GETTING THE ANSWERS AS BEFORE BUT ADDING THAT HE REMEMBERED TED TELLING HIM LAST SUMMER THAT HE WISHED HE HAD A HIT MAN.C
RODNEY CALLED LYLES
BUILDING MATERIALS FROM THE SBI OFFICE BUT TED WAS NOT
AWe need a copy of the test results
BRodney must have failed the test
CI never said this. He never stated this till they started pointing at him. When he called me on the phone, Rodney stated they were saying, I said He did it. the first time
DNote Rodney loading up on caffeine. Rodney told me he had taken and beaten the machine before.
EI wanted Rodney to sign a statement for me. I wanted to stay out of it, letting my lawyer take care of it.
ATTORNEY BUT RODNEY TOLD HIM THAT HE
WAS COMING TO GREENSBORO ON MONDAY 03JUNE96 AND SPEAK WITH HIM IN
PERSON AND THAT HE WAS GOING TO THE SBI AND CLEAR HIMSELF.A
TED TOLD HIM THAT HE COULD COME TO GREENSBORO TO SEE HIM IF HE
WANTED TO BUT THAT THERE WAS NOTHING HE COULD DO TO HELP HIM.
THIS ONLY A PART OF THE CONVERSATION.
THE ENTIRE CONVERSATION IS ON TAPE.B
I EXPLAINED TO RODNEY THAT THIS
LOOKED GOOD FOR HIM AT THIS POINT, BUT THAT I WOULD MORE THAN LIKELY
WANT TO TALK TO HIM AGAIN IN AN ATTEMPT TO CLEAR HIM OF THE DEATH OF
PATRICIA. I EXPLAINED TO RODNEY THAT I WAS NOT TRYING TO TRAP HIM IN
ANY WAY THAT I WAS ONLY TRYING TO CLEAR HIM FROM THIS CASE AND THAT
I APPRECIATED HIS HELP AND COOPERATION IN THE CASE.
RODNEY LEFT WITH BEVERLY AND I TOLD
HIM THAT I WOULD BE IN TOUCH WITH HIM ON MONDAY 03JUNE96.
4. Reporting Officer/Assignment: DET. J.D. CHURCH
BWe need a copy of this tape.
"The way it happened"
I turned over employee records to detectives, after they visit Rodney. He calls me telling me they said I was pointing at him. Rodney says he wants to see me face to face and hear it. Rodney comes by in January and I tell him what he wanted to hear. Rodney gets $80 out of me for clothes. Months later he calls making accusations and claims to be coming to see me. I deny everything and Rodney never shows. Rodney had already signed a statement for us. Cook & North told me to get statements from anyone who does drugs. Rodney was the first to my mind.
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[On a sticky note attached to report: Why didn't Church ask Woodbury about Kim Morris?]
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