NEW CLUES

  • Doyle remembers showing the scalpel to Poe the morning of the murder, Poe said he was going to use it in his next novel.

 

  • An autopsy revealed that Dannay did not die from the scalpel wound, but in fact, he was poisoned. The tip of the scalpel had been dipped in a deadly poison, which entered the victim’s blood and immediately killed him.

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