Who killed Charles Christoby?
Charles Christoby, senior partner of prestigious Auction House, Christoby’s, lies dead in his office, the antique gun that killed him clutched in his own hand.
Was this murder, or suicide? What prompted him to take his own life, or drove someone else to take it from him? Do you have what it takes to solve this case?
Join Inspector Bartram as he identifies and interviews suspects; locate and examine evidence; search the dead man’s office; check his appointments, phone, and emails; visit other locations and search them for clues; evaluate the suspects and their statements; get to the bottom of inconsistencies and anomalies and work out what really happened.
Who had the dead man’s phone and what is the significance of the angry messages it contains?
Why is a stranger emailing him out of the blue?
Why were certain items suddenly withdrawn from this month’s auction?
Who was his last appointment that night, and what were they arguing so fiercely about?
Why did his secretary not show up for work this morning?
The answers to these, and other questions, will help you uncover the truth, and solve the mystery.
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