Foreign News: Spilsbury Freckles

Something white wobbling at the bottom of Brentford Canal attracted three small boys last month. Soon they fished out a slimy human torso. In England the next thing to do in all such cases is to send for Sir Bernard Spilsbury.

On his mettle nowadays is the Home Office's great criminal pathologist. Thrice in a twelvemonth Sir Bernard has failed to solve spectacular murder cases: The Brighton Trunk Crime No. 1; the Brighton Trunk Crime No. 2; and the Case of the Waterloo Legs—limbs which, as Lord Beaverbrook's blatant Daily Express never tires of...

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