Too Many Legs

12 March 2021

  • My partner and I pulled up outside the scene of the crime, annoyed to find the news crew had already beaten us there. It was the third time this week at the same location which was, rather conveniently, just across the street from the news station. “This can’t be coincidence,” I
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  • fumed, nibbling on my fingernail. "The murderer is determined to embarrass the police!" "Or just provide convenient scoops for the news. Come on." We had to brave our way through the crowd of reporters and cameras waving our badges and saying the standard police press lines. Once
    Kara S2/26/21 2:55am
  • we were were out of range of the cameras it was safe to talk about what we’d seen. “Double homicide, my ass,” Sgt. Lopez said. “There’s way too much blood.” And way too many legs, I thought. I counted five surrounding the two dismembered bodies in the foyer.
    Tracie+L M2/26/21 9:32pm
  • “When I used to hunt with my dad, the garage would look like this after he cleaned several deer,” Sgt. Lopez continued. “He’d cut down the meat and haul off the waste….” We looked at one another. My stomach turned. Someone was hunting people and doing something with… the meat.
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  • "Cannibals?" I said almost convinced "Sgt.Lopez nodded" and frownedYeah Cannibals"
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  • “Well, that’s fine and dandy,” I said. “Shit Lopez, I eat cannibals. They bring out the animal in me.” He laughed but I could smell his fear.
    Paz W3/12/21 6:18pm
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