CRIME: Cupid's Messenger

In 1936 an elderly couple who gave their names as Mr. & Mrs. Will Hebner moved into a farmhouse about seven miles from the dusty little town of Pocahontas, Ark. Most conspicuous feature of the Hebner ménage was a large sign which said NO VISITORS WANTED. Pocahontas townsfolk took the hint until last winter, when both Hebners ceased to be seen and a flock of buzzards was observed wheeling over their establishment. Neighbors then found that the most conspicuous feature of the interior of the Hebner menage was a man's corpse...

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