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INVESTIGATOR:
Det. Ron Sudler
Todayís date is 5/16/96. The time is now 1210 hours. This is going to be an interview with Benetta Slaughter concerning the Lisa McPherson investigation. present during the interview is myself (Det. Ron Sudler), Det. Margaret tt, Attorney Bob Johnson, and Benetta Slaughter.
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Det. Sudler:
Benetta, for the record, could you state your name, date
of birth, Ďand address please?
Slaughter:
Yes. Benetta Slaughter, X/56...(clears throat)...
pardon me. And itís x,.
Det. Sudler:
Okay., And your date of birth is...?
Slaughter:
X/56.
Det. Sudler:
Iím sorry.
Slaughter:
Itís okay. I know youíre shocked by how young I am.
Det. Sudler:
I already got in trouble by one person. I asked
their date of birth this morning. . . so...
Slaughter:
Uh Huh. You know youíre not supposed to ask women that.
Det. Sudler: Yeah.. .thatís true.. .thatís true. But Iím an equal
opportunity.. .you know.. .date of birth asker. I.. this is the first time that Iíve had an opportunity to talk to you about Lisa. I know that you might have talked to another detective in this case. And what weíre doing is. . .you know.. .a background investigation
. .you know. . .into. . .you know.. .the time.. .you know...
before Lisaís death to try to answer some questions about her lifestyle, her health, etc. I understand, that you. . .youíve known Lisa for sometime. When did
 
you first meet Lisa?
Slaughter:
Oh.. .letís see.. .probably 84 or 85.
Det. Sudler:
And where was that?
Slaughter:
Umm. . .at the church in Dallas.
Det. Sudler:
In Dallas. .
Slaughter:
Uh Huh. 
Det. Sudler:
Okay. Umm.. .so from that meeting, you just became

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