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She let the words trail off. Joe nodded. “Exactly. ” “Oh, Joe! ” “No, it’s not,” Joe said. ” “Whoever lives next door. He—a single guy who works at home—was in the hall on his way back from somewhere when he heard the shot. He knew something about the vic and thought he might be sufficiently depressed from being paralyzed to off himself. The female caregiver was running errands, but of course her alibi will be checked. Woody told me that when I called to give him a heads-up on my involvement.
That window should be replaced. ” “Why did anyone ever put a window that high up? ” “Grandpa Grover did that because of the chickens they kept there during the Second World War. They nested in the loft. ” Joe suddenly waved a hand in dismissal. “I don’t actually want to know. ” Judith almost choked on a carrot. “You . . mean . ” she sputtered, “a . . ” Joe nodded. ” Judith narrowed her eyes. ” “It doesn’t,” he asserted. ” Judith was still leery. ” “I don’t think that’s true,” Joe said, looking serious.
Um . . sounds like an unnecessary touch. I mean, unless Joe and the cops think Arlene and Carl or the Porters or the Steins —” “I get it,” Judith interrupted. “I don’t think our neighbors are suspects. ” “True,” Renie allowed, driving more slowly as traffic increased. ” She made the turn onto the street that led to the precinct station. ” “I . . I don’t know,” Judith admitted. “It’s where Woody is located since his promotion. ” “Maybe he needs to rehearse,” Renie said, though the lightness in her voice was forced.