Corey Boone, a private detective and a mentor to Joe Mannix, dies after being thrown from the window of a penthouse. Suspicion falls on the owner of the penthouse, a shady attorney named Charles Egan, who claims he was out driving around when Boone was killed. His one possible alibi is a young woman with whom he claims to have had a brief encounter in a remote area at the time of Boone's death. But then Egan, who has been charged with Boone's murder, surprises Mannix by asking him to find the missing witness. Written by
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The sketch of the missing girl which Joe Mannix looks at is a beautifully rendered illustration complete with elaborate flourishes indicating that she's wearing a fashionable contemporary outfit. As a rule, police sketch artists just aren't quite that talented. It's obviously the work of a professional commercial artist. See more