[Balin] Inch by inch

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[Balin] Inch by inch

Postby Balin » Sat Jun 28, 2014 1:01 am

Because the criminals had to wait, they were caught.
Two criminals, both H/A/M, victim is also H/A/M, this is fictional and from a TV show
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Re: [Balin] Inch by inch

Postby Doriana » Sat Jun 28, 2014 3:56 am

Was the victim murdered? assaulted? robbed? raped? kidnapped? relevant?
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Re: [Balin] Inch by inch

Postby Balin » Sat Jun 28, 2014 2:10 pm

Was the victim murdered? This assaulted? robbed? raped? kidnapped? relevant? Not really
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Re: [Balin] Inch by inch

Postby Balin » Sun Jun 29, 2014 1:41 am

Did they have to wait before the crime? This After the crime? At the crime scene? And this
Motive for murder relevant? Method of murder relevant (e.g. Poison)? Neither
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Re: [Balin] Inch by inch

Postby JenBurdoo » Sun Jun 29, 2014 12:41 pm

Did they have to wait for the victim to appear/approach? Were they sighted at the scene, and so the police had suspects?
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Re: [Balin] Inch by inch

Postby RedWine » Sun Jun 29, 2014 1:04 pm

Were they waiting on the street? In a car? In victim's house? In victim's workpace? Did they do anything relevant while waiting?
DId they catch attention when they were waiting?
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Re: [Balin] Inch by inch

Postby Balin » Sun Jun 29, 2014 4:35 pm

Did they have to wait for the victim to appear/approach? Yes Were they sighted at the scene, and so the police had suspects? No

Were they waiting on the street? Yes In a car? Yes In victim's house? No In victim's workplace? No Did they do anything relevant while waiting? Yes
Did they catch attention when they were waiting? No
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Re: [Balin] Inch by inch

Postby irishelk » Sun Jun 29, 2014 9:24 pm

Did they leave physical evidence at the scene because they had to wait? Perhaps something like cigarette butts?

In order to wait, did they have to do something else that left evidence? Like break in to a building? Or circle the block in their car?
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Re: [Balin] Inch by inch

Postby Balin » Mon Jun 30, 2014 8:08 pm

Did they leave physical evidence at the scene because they had to wait? Yes Perhaps something like cigarette butts? No

In order to wait, did they have to do something else that left evidence? Yes Like break in to a building? No Or circle the block in their car? No, but OTRT
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Re: [Balin] Inch by inch

Postby Balin » Tue Jul 01, 2014 3:35 am

Did they have to drive somewhere? Get out of the car? While waiting? Neither
Did they leave fingerprints? Yes
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Re: [Balin] Inch by inch

Postby RedWine » Tue Jul 01, 2014 9:34 am

Did they expect to wait? Did they choose not to wear gloves while waiting, knowing that would attract people's attention?
Was parking available in that place? Did they get a ticket?
Was it a paid parking space? Did they use parking meter?
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Re: [Balin] Inch by inch

Postby Balin » Tue Jul 01, 2014 2:02 pm

Did they expect to wait? Yes, but not as long as they did Did they choose not to wear gloves while waiting, Yes knowing that would attract people's attention? Irrel
Was parking available in that place? Yes Did they get a ticket? No
Was it a paid parking space? Yes Did they use parking meter? Yes
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Re: [Balin] Inch by inch

Postby Balin » Wed Jul 02, 2014 1:11 pm

Ah, so they had to wait for a while, needed to put time on the parking meter, so they ended up leaving their prints on the meter? Or the coins? Bingo.

****SPOILER****

From an episode of Monk, where he figures out the killer's identity after realizing they were waiting at a parking meter and kept feeding it coins, and the police get fingerprints off the coins.

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