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was witness of scene between Simon and Jackie in observation saloon and noted where pistol went under settee. After the saloon went vacant X got hold of the pistol. The following have alibis: Jacqueline De Bellefort, Simon Doyle, James Fanthorp, Cornelia Robson and nobody else. Other possibilities: Robbery as a motive. Conclusions: We can group the following people on board in two classes, those who had a possible motive and those who are free of suspicion. Group 1PenningtonFleetwoodRosalie OtterbourneMrs. Marie Van SchuylerLouise Bourget (robbery?)Ferguson (political?) Group 2Mrs. AllertonTim AllertonCornelia RobsonMiss BowersMrs. OtterbourneJames FanthorpDr. Bessner A few days later the pistol was recovered from the river. It had been thrown overboard and found wrapped in Mrs. Marie Van Schuyler's velvet stole. Soon after, Louise Bourget, Linnet's maid, was found dead! She was found stabbed and was holding a piece of a foreign bank note. This set the case to higher degree of difficulty. Hercule Poirot continued the inquiries. The pearls had been returned to the cabin. Poirot decided to investigate. When he got there he realized that the pearls that were returned were counterfeit! As real as they looked and felt, they were fake. ...read more.

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