Chapter 4 Summary

On Tuesday, Bell and Wendell go to Moss’s trailer, but no one is home. Bell notices that the lock was blown out and hit the opposite wall. He speculates that whatever blew it out must have been powerful. On Wednesday, reporters come to interview Bell about the murders, but he will give no information. He and Tolbert go out to the caldera, where they meet a Drug Enforcement Agency agent named McIntyre. They examine the site, and Bell tells McIntyre that the bodies have been there for four or five days. They check the truck that held the heroin and discuss the fact that neither the drugs nor the money are anywhere, which means that one person is still missing. Because the people who were expecting the drug shipment have not...

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