Perry Mason is hired by Lucille Forrest to look into the death of her son, Dick, some two years before. Lucille has been away for a year and most believe she went to Europe immediately after the death of her husband. She was his maid who he married ten years earlier and left her a wealthy heiress. In fact, she's been living in Chicago trying to earn enough money to live on without having to use one cent of the money her husband left her in his will. She's convinced that her son was murdered but her husband left a clause in the will stating that the trustee could withhold any of the proceeds if Lucille initiates any type of investigation about Dick's death. He and friends were on a hunting trip where he was found shot with his own gun, in a fence. She tells Paul Drake that Ralph Day is responsible and, when he is found to have been poisoned with rattlesnake poison, she is charged with murder as she kept the venom for her own use. Several people may have had reason to want Day out of ...
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Mrs. Forrest, is that you?
Hello, Joe. Did Tony Claus...
Yeah, Tony just called me. I guess he's out getting your house opened up. And your car's still in storage, too.