Buried in the Park 019 CSL and Mary Crosby
fiction in 1011 words by T. Edward Westen, 2018
Crime Scene Laboratory Lt. Chester shook his head when Eddie Philipson handed him the 1879 Morgan Dollar in an evidence bag. 976 more words
Buried in the Park 017 Garbage Detail
fiction in 1275 words by T. Edward Westen, 2018
Detectives Mohammad Batan and Eddie Philipson donned protective overhauls, gloves, boots, and face masks and waded into the bags of garbage picked up from around the late Gustav Sander’s apartment. 1,238 more words
Buried in the Park 016 Officer Janice O’Brien in Technical Services
fiction in 1122 words by T. Edward Westen, 2018
Officer Janice O’Brien looked around room 17 at Metropolitan Police Headquarters and thought ‘I guess since it is empty of except for three desks, three chairs, and a filing cabinet and I’m the only one assigned here, I best get busy requisitioning equipment to turn this place into a real Technical Section.’ Starting with the filing cabinet she opened every drawer looking for requisition forms, finding none she headed for the door. 1,117 more words
The inspector steepled her fingers, the tips of the pointers on her chin as she gazed up at the eaves of the deceased man’s house. The lights were still on; the tea table inside still set for one. 626 more words
There he is, beneath the eaves on a Sunday afternoon.
A sprawl of limbs, as if crawling.
The house, a mansion, really, throws a shadow obscuring his face. 439 more words