CAUSE OF DEATH (Cause du décès)
By now, Lucy and Marino had entered the duplex and gone down the hall.
"I want to check the kitchen," I added as I set down the can.
It was small and looked like it had not been renovated since the sixties, Inside cupboards I found old cook-ware and dozens of canned goods like tuna fish and soup, and snack foods like pretzels.
As for what Eddings had kept in his refrigerator, that was mostly beer. But I was interested in a single bottle of Louis **Roederer** Cristal Champagne tied in a big red bow.
"Find something ?" Wesley was looking under the sink.
"Maybe." I was still peering inside the refrigerator.
"This will set you back as much as a hundred and fifty dollars in a restaurant, maybe a hundred and twenty if you buy it off the shelf."
"Do we know how much this guy got paid ?"
"I don’t know. But I suspect it wasn’t a whole lot."
"He’s got a lot of shoe polish and cleansers down here, and that’s about it, Wesley said as he stood.