The Jeffrey MacDonald Information Site is a compendium of information about the Jeffrey MacDonald case. MacDonald was convicted in 1979 of the murders of his pregnant wife and two small daughters. He is serving three life sentences for that brutal crime.

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August 2, 1979: Michael Schneider, Los Angeles,
California Police Officer


(Whereupon, MICHAEL SCHNEIDER was called as a witness, duly sworn, and testified as follows:)

D I R E C T E X A M I N A T I O N 4:23 p.m.

Q State your name, please?
A Michael Schneider.
Q Where do you live, Mr. Schneider?
A Los Angeles, California.
Q What do you do?
A I am a police officer for the City of Los Angeles.
Q Do you know Jeff?
A Yes, I do.
Q How long have you known him?
A I first met Jeff in the early part of 1974.
Q How did you get to know Jeff?
A I was introduced through my sister-in-law.
Q How often are you around Jeff?
A Oh, I see Jeff at least once a week -- sometimes more than that. It might go for two or three weeks at a time sometimes. It just depends on our work schedules.
Q What are the typical kinds of occasions when you see Jeff?
A Socially, we travel athletically together. We have been involved in sports. He helped me do work on my house; I helped him do things in his house and boat.
Q Are you around Jeff enough so that you feel that you have an opinion as to his truthfulness?
A Well, most certainly.
Q What is your opinion as to his truthfulness?
A I find Jeff to be extremely truthful.
Q Do you have an opinion as to whether Jeff is a peaceful person?
A Most definitely -- extremely peaceful. I have never observed him display violence or anything to this effect.

MR. SMITH: You may examine the witness.

MR. BLACKBURN: No questions.

THE COURT: Call your next.



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