Casey gets an early morning phone call from a friend. A body has been found in Steve’s apartment, and a stgory of gambling debts emerge. The scene is set, anda way is found for a killer to hav gotten into the room, and left unnoticed. It explains it all, but Casey begins to doubt his friend’s innocence. What will the cops think once they are called on the job?
In the Blue Note, Casey talks the matter over with Ann and Ethylbert. Steve is a bookie, and claims to have paid off his gambling debts. His safe was empty, and he doesn’t know where the cash came from that was in it. Casey strikes on a situation involving loaded dice, and a new scenario of how the bodies came to be is arrived at. Can Casey prove his theory? A confrontation is set up, but gunshots ring out as the plot is being uncovered. It doesn’t matter, since it only speeds the answers along for Casey to bring to light.