The Matter of the Collared Canine Cadaver

If there was any one thing for which Heinz Noonan, the “Bearded Holmes” of the Sandersonville Police Department, had a soft spot, it was for dogs. Not puppies, which he hated with a passion, but ‘not-puppies’ who had been housebroken, taught not to bite to show affection and beasts which could distinguish between a leather chewy and a $150 pair of shoes. That being said, what was odd this Monday morning was his conversation with the canine coroner of Russel, Montana.

“With one l.”