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Hell Hath No Fury ... (Posted on 2007-04-12) Difficulty: 3 of 5
Desperate David has undertaken a dangerous desert trek rather than marry either of his current girlfriends. So each girlfriend (unaware of the others actions) sabotaged his reserve water supply.

Debra added a quick-acting poison while Dana punctured the barrel, allowing all of the poisoned water to run away.

One week later David died from dehydration.

However:

  • When arrested Debra claimed she was innocent because even though she poisoned the water David did not drink any.
  • Dana claimed she was not guilty because puncturing the barrel had stopped David from dying sooner from the poison. Her action made him live longer.
  • They cannot be charged jointly since they acted independently

  • Who, if anyone, should be charged with what crime?

    See The Solution Submitted by Vernon Lewis    
    Rating: 3.0000 (2 votes)

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    Lassiter | Comment 6 of 9 |
    Stupid girls! 

    He had the secret to Lassiter's Reef!

    They've in unison lost it to us.  Give no mercy!



      Posted by brianjn on 2007-04-15 05:29:17
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