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Story Information:
First Composed: 1956
First Published: 1956
From Collection: Three for the Chair
Location: Albany, New York
Wolfe's Brownstone: Click to View Floorplan

Victim #1: William A. Donahue (in Albany, NY)
Murderer: Albert Hyatt
Motive: Donahue threatened to expose Hyatt
Weapon: Brass ashtray to head; strangled with necktie
Client: Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin
Fee: Both able to return home

Story Synopsis:
      Together with a passel of private detectives, Nero Wolfe solves a murder at a New York state office. The murderer crudely attempts to frame Wolfe for murder but is exposed, though both Wolfe and Archie Goodwin are arrested and held as material witnesses. Dol Bonner and Sally Colt prove to Archie that women can be good PI's.
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