Quickie divorce indeed. A .38
caliber divorce, wrapped in a
handtowel to muffle the shots,
isn't that what you mean? And then
you shot her lover!
I did not. I got back in the car
Along the way, I stopped and threw
my gun into the Royal River. I feel
I've been very clear on this point.
Yes, you have. Where I get hazy,
though, is the part where the
morning and finds your wife and her
lover in bed, riddled with .38
caliber bullets. Does that strike
you as a fantastic coincidence, Mr.
Dufresne, or is it just me?
Yes. It does.
I'm sorry, Mr. Dufresne, I don't
think the jury heard that.
Yes. It does.
Strike me as a fantastic coincidence.
On that, sir, we are in accord...
took place. That's rather convenient.
It's the truth.
You recall Lt. Mincher's testimony?
He and his men dragged that river
for three days and nary a gun was
found. So no comparison can be made
between your gun and the bullets
taken from the bloodstained corpses
of the victims. That's also rather
convenient, isn't it, Mr. Dufresne?
(faint, bitter smile)
Since I am innocent of this crime,
sir, I find it decidedly inconvenient
the gun was never found.
Ladies and gentlemen, you've heard
all the evidence, you know all the
facts. We have the accused at the
scene of the crime. We have foot
prints. Tire tracks. Bullets
his fingerprints. A broken bourbon
bottle, likewise with fingerprints.
Most of all, we have a beautiful
dead in each other's arms. They had
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