The detective frowned at the morgue clerk. “That can’t be right,” he said. “There must be a mistake in the records.”
“No, sir,” said the clerk. “It’s all right here. The body is not that of Christopher Harrison, as was originally reported. Dental and DNA records show that the body is that of James Wilkes. This has been confirmed by family identification, including a birthmark.”
The detective frowned harder and sighed. “But then where is Christopher Harrison? And who is James Wilkes?”
“That’s your problem, not mine,” and the clerk smirked a little as he returned to his work.
To be continued …