A Million Dollar Murder
A ringing phone roused Dr. John Handwerker at on
An answering service informed the physician of a medical emergency at the home of a millionaire neighbor in the diamond-dusted island enclave of Key Biscayne, Fla. Handwerker pulled on trousers and rushed to the home of Jacques Mossler, 69. The doctor might well have stayed in bed.
He found Mossler, the shrewd ruler of a $33 million financial empire, lying splayed on the living room floor, surrounded by an aura of crimson blood. Dr. Handwerker found no pulse, no heartbeat. There was nothing he could do because Mosslers murderer had done his work so thoroughly. The victims chest had been all but shredded by knifework.
Later that day, Dr. Joseph Davis, the
The autopsy also numerous defense-style cuts on Mosslers hands and arms. He had died fighting. The question was: with whom?