Elliot Perch alibi check
On Monday, April 14, 1958, Deputy Larry Kuhn traveled to Memphis, Tennessee, to try to corroborate union organizer Elliot Perch's whereabouts on the day of the murders, April 11, 1958.
Deputy Kuhn visited the Kit Kat Club of Memphis, where Perch claimed he was during part of that day.
The following interview summaries are taken directly from the 1958 case files.
737 Union Avenue, Memphis, TN
Interviewed at the Kit Kat Klub of Memphis.
Bartender James McDougal stated he was on duty Friday, April 11, 1958, until 4:00 a.m. Confirmed by Kit Kat Klub manager.
McDougal remembered Perch and said Perch has been in several times over the previous 4–6 weeks.
McDougal stated that he recalled Perch arrived at the Kit Kat Klub around 8:00 p.m. on Friday, April 11. McDougal said he did not recall noticing any signs of injury on Perch that night.
McDougal said Perch took a liking to one of the dancers, Trina Vail, on the night of April 11 and bought her several drinks.
McDougal said Perch and Vail left together when her shift ended at 1:30 a.m.
Conducted by Deputy Larry Kuhn.