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Preston Schmall
Preston in 1978
Preston Schmall
Portrayed by Mac Brandt
Episode The Last Drive-In
Status Deceased (1982)


Preston Schmall was the third victim of Paul Shepard. He was the husband of Betty Schmall. He was a friend and sometimes associate of Tim Hudson.

In 1978, Preston and Tim went to Bill Shepard's home to repossess his car, which led to an unpleasant encounter when Bill came outside. Bill asked for more time to make payments on his car, but Preston and Tim showed no compassion, even after he mentioned that he is a former Marine, like Tim.

Preston was shot and killed on July 24, 1982.

When Bill Shepard committed suicide in 1978, he referred to the repo men in his suicide note as being "devoid of common human decency."

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