The Case of the Ice-cold Hands Author:Erle Stanley Gardner Suppose you had embezzled some money...and bet it on the nose on a long shot, at fifty to one. And the horse came in first. — With your winnings you could easily replace the money you had embezzled and still have a big profit. — But when you went to cash in your winning tickets, your emplyer was there with a cop to arrest you for embezzlement - an... more »d to take over your winnings.
According to him, the money had always been his and the fact that you had made a lucky bet and intended to replace the money you had "borrowed" wouldn't stop you from going to jail or him from collecting the profits.
Would that be cause for murder? Perry Mason solves the case.« less