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Confessions Taken Monday through Friday During Regular Business Hours

As part of a homicide investigation, police in Regina, Sask., Canada, have distributed written questionnaires to residents of the apartment building where the murders took place. “Do you know who murdered those people?” the questionnaire asks, and, “If you were going to conduct the investigation, how would you do it?” Residents are asked to describe in detail all of their activities during the days when the murders of a couple and their 3-year-old son may have occurred, and asks each if they are guilty of killing them themselves. Police defend the technique as part of a “thorough investigation.” (RC/Regina Leader-Post) ...And if it doesn’t work, they’ll step things up considerably by making a few phone calls.
Publication Date: 29 August 2010
This story is in True’s book collection, Volume 17.

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