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The our bodies of younger women are turning up--piece via piece. The ghastly mementos are being brought to Detective Lucas Stonecoat and Dr. Meredyth Sanger, signaling the start of a grotesque video game. yet who is taking part in it? Why? and the way a ways will it pass? Stonecoat and Sanger are going to discover out...
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Lucas commented on how lower and dried the file learn, and actually he idea aloud, "Perhaps too reduce and dried. " "Meaning? " "Meaning whilst police officers don't need to spend all evening within the station filling out a document, they inn to generalities just like the ones we are seeing the following. A cliche-ridden document is sort of a reliable paint job—covers a large number of sins in quickly time. " "What're you asserting, Lucas? " "In all my time with the COMIT application, dealing with all these millions of chilly Case documents, i do know while a couple of police officers have made up their collective minds to head besides floor appearances, and as soon as an assumption of suicide or unintentional overdose is made, it is demanding to greenback. " "You imagine this could be the case the following? " "If Lauralie is as risky as we now have been resulted in imagine, convinced. i'll be out on a limb the following, however the reports're too pat, the lady death of an overdose with none query being raised, specially since—look the following on the post-mortem file. " She his finger to the road at the document he sought after her to learn. "She did not swallow loads of drugs. " "Although her bottle used to be came across empty on her evening- stand," Lucas mentioned. "Cops on the scene made the idea she swallowed the bottle of capsules in addition to the alchohol. " "She died in mattress in a calm pose," Meredyth stated, pointing to at least one of the crime-scene photographs he'd mentioned on reveal. "That's screwy too. dying caused by alcoholic poisoning does not healthy with the neat, orderly place at the mattress, folded palms, physique perpendicular to the sting this fashion. Nahhh, no means. " "She laid down on her again, folded her palms, readying herself for death," Meredyth acknowledged, shrugging, enjoying devil's suggest. "When humans drink too much—and she had over 3 fifths of heterosexual bourbon with gin chasers—they do not get up all prepared mounted and folded in mattress. somebody posed her physique after demise. Now it may've been the neighbor who known as it in... the single with the key... are available to envision on her, yet given testimony of the woman, it could've been her daughter, purportedly residing along with her and in Chicago even as. " Meredyth stared back on the electronic machine pictures exhibiting the deceased posed in demise, as Lucas theorized— fingers folded throughout her chest, ankles overlying each other. "Could nonetheless be an overdose, Lucas, and Lauralie, discovering her mom in an unflattering place, poses her. does not imply she killed her mom. " He nodded. "Could be... will be. record does say she came across the physique and referred to as it in. " He paced the chilly Room ground now. "Could even be she did much more than pose Mommie Dearest. " "Could be she needed to raise her off the ground, the couch, the lavatory toilet," answered Meredyth, sitting cross-legged at the fringe of his table. "That's the place you discover so much falling-down drunks, and the investigators glance the opposite direction whilst a friend strikes the physique out of a feeling of... propriety. " "So you are not procuring any of it. " "Lauralie is an efficient actress, in a position to lulling a person into any trust she dangles earlier than them.