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Case #0406: Lost Sole ~ March 26, 1903

An interesting case, to be sure! An expensive shoe with a foot still inside… but whose foot is it? And how did it end up where it did? As with most cases, more can likely be revealed by reading the reports already available.

The Police Report should be a good lead to start with, it's full of useful information. And the Medical Examiner's report -- if there's anything unusual about the foot in question, it will be listed there. Several avenues of investigation are open at the moment, so time to follow a lead!

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