When Lieutenant Detective Barney Kale is offered a trip around the world at his third and final retirement, he announces he will delay it till Spring to finish full-time what he considers his only unsolved murder case, his friend Lowell Dixon's drowning ten years ago at Juniper Lake in the midst of a property development. Barney Kale informs everyone who was into it, including Seth Hazlitt. Worrying doc may get in trouble, Jessica and Amos go looking, and find ex-con Gary Roberts shot in Kale's cabin. They stay to help Sheriff McCoy and Kale investigate the new and old murders, if linked to each other and of course the other guests, including Gary's young widow, Maggie Roberts, whom he promised a fortune after this trip, Seth's period friend Cynthia Tate and her present friend Dr. Terence Mayhew.
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When the shotgun is found in the woods, the deputy character picks it up with one hand in a handkerchief, to protect fingerprint clues, but then puts his other bare hand right on the barrel. See more
Supercop. I'm sure you all know how this man got that name. No, not because he served longer than anyone else on the force. No, no. And not because in all his years as Chief of Detectives, not one single major murder went unsolved.
No, no, no, please. Ladies and gentlemen, the real reason we pay homage to this man, and pay, and pay, is simply because he is the only police officer in the history of this city who has swindled us out of, not one, not two, but three solid ...