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Secret Service agent, Forrest Sorrels intervened and halted the interrogation of Buell Wesley Frazier.

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During the interrogation of Buell Wesley Frazier on the day of President John F. Kennedy's assassination, the interrogation was abruptly halted. Frazier, who worked at the Texas School Book Depository and was a colleague of Lee Harvey Oswald, had driven Oswald to work on the morning of November 22, 1963. Because of his connection to Oswald and the fact that he had given Oswald a ride that day, Frazier was brought in for questioning by the Dallas police.

The interruption occurred because a Secret Service agent, Forrest Sorrels, intervened. Sorrels was the Special Agent in charge of the Dallas office of the Secret Service at the time of the assassination. Recognizing the importance of the situation and possibly to coordinate the interrogation efforts more effectively amidst the chaos of the day, Sorrels instructed the Dallas police to stop questioning Frazier. The exact motivations behind Sorrels' intervention might have been related to concerns about the interrogation methods, the need for federal oversight given the assassination of the President, or the desire to ensure that the investigation was conducted in a manner that preserved critical information and evidence.

This moment underscores the intense and chaotic atmosphere that enveloped Dallas law enforcement and federal agencies in the immediate aftermath of the assassination, as they scrambled to gather information and understand the events that had unfolded. Frazier, who maintained his innocence and was never charged in connection with the assassination, provided significant information about Oswald's actions on the morning of November 22, further contributing to the investigation.



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