Jane Jago’s Drabbles – Three Hundred and Seventy-Three

It was a pillow, in a rubbish bin. She thought nothing of it until the news report. 

She went for a walk. The pillow was still there, so she pulled out her iPhone.

A police car arrived six minutes later.

The detective came to her house later that day asked her why she thought the pillow suspicious.

“Honestly, I didn’t at first. It just stuck in my mind as being random. But then I read the report of the body in the ditch and something clicked.”

Sometimes you can be too clever.

She never expected the forensics to identify her…

©jj 2019

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