The Wolf in Lamb's Clothing Clue by Clue
Chantal Williams kills her neighbor, Pat Salem, over a recipe for frozen leg of lamb. Police can’t prove it because they never find the murder weapon. How did she do it?
Can you figure it out in 8 clues?
Police found Ms. Salem’s body in Ms. Williams’ kitchen.
Ms. Williams’ teenage daughter, Aliah, said Ms. Salem came over to socialize earlier that afternoon. She said the two neighbors were friendly and often spent time together.
Aliah had asked her mom what was for dinner. Her mother said she was making leg of lamb using her special recipe to broil it while still frozen. Ms. Salem apparently snorted and said it was her recipe.
When the two women began arguing, Aliah left to go hang out with her friends down the block.
Ms. Williams says a man wearing all black clothes ran inside and hit Ms. Salem in the head with a hammer.
Police think the murder weapon was much larger than a hammer.
Ms. Williams apologized to police for cooking the lamb while talking to them. She had started cooking it before the police arrived.
The police tested everything they could find in the Williams’s house after Nothing they found could have been the weapon that killed Ms. Salem.
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- Does it seem likely that a man just ran in and killed Ms. Williams?
- Was there anything that could have been in the kitchen and then disappeared?
- Why is it significant that the leg of lamb was frozen?
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