Dedicated Legwork by Jeff Taylor

The Eketahuna Serious Crime Squad responded quickly to the 111 call. They were excited. The first decent incident since the town long-drop explosion. The false leg found alongside the body, with dints, scratches and congealed blood, was immediately considered the murder weapon.
“Nothing to the press,” the chief warned. “We need to act fast, before the offender notices it’s missing…wait…hang on! Look, she’s an amputee! This is the deceased’s own appendage! Plus there’s no sign of a break-in! Gentlemen, this head trauma must be self inflicted! She has battered herself to death. This is obviously suicide!”
The high-fives were, however, somewhat restrained. They knew they weren’t always this easy.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s