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A Murder Mystery

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A Murder Mystery Chapter 1 On a dark, cold night, the rain was lashing down and the wind was blowing through the trees. She thought she heard footsteps so she looked behind her, but she could see no body. The footsteps got louder, sounding like they were getting closer. As she started to quicken her step, somebody grabbed her from behind, she tried to get away and felt a surging pain in her back. She felt something warm and sticky as she struggled for breath. She then felt another sharp pain under her shoulder blade and as she fell she lost consciousness. In the light of the morning as a man was walking his dog; he came across a young woman's body lying in the undergrowth. ...read more.


There was no money left in the purse and this confirmed that the motive of the murder appeared to be robbery. The victim's hands appeared sore ahs though rings had been pulled from her fingers. There was also a mark around her neck where it looks like a chain had been taken. Back at the office DCI Wellings was waiting for the results of the autopsy and the DNA. The autopsy confirmed that the bruising on her hands and around her neck were as a result of jewellery being forcibly removed. The DCI started to check the records of known criminals who had committed similar robberies and especially those that resulted in murder. Out at the scene an officer found a boning knife like those used by butchers. ...read more.


He thought the murderer could be associated with butchery. He therefore decided to pursue his enquiries along this avenue. Of the known criminals on the database two had bad previously worked in a butcher's shop. DCI WEllings arranged for two teams of officers to follow up on the two suspects. They were to locate them and to check if either of them had an alibi for the time of the murder. The first team found that one of the suspects was actually out of the country at the time of the murder and therefore ruled out of the inquiry. However, the other suspect whose name was Andrew Harris, did not have an alibi for the time of the murder, he also seemed edgy whilst he was being questioned by the officers. The DCI asked the officers to bring Andrew Harris in for questioning. ?? ?? ?? ?? ...read more.

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