The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Case of the Registered Letter by Grace Isabel Colbron and Augusta Groner:|
honour to believe that if I had taken the money at all, I had done
so merely as a blind. At least they did not take me for a thief
as well as a murderer. If the money is really missing, it was for
its sake he was murdered I suppose."
"Yes, that would be natural," said Muller. "And you know nothing
of any other relations or connections that the man may have had?
Anything that might give us a clue to the truth?"
"No, nothing. He stood so alone here, as far as I knew. Of course,
as I told you, his actions of the evening before having been so
peculiar - and as I knew that he was not in the happiest frame of
mind - I naturally thought of suicide at once, when they told me