A Coffin for Dimitrios - Chapter 2, The Dossier of Dimitrios Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 2, The Dossier of Dimitrios Summary

Colonel Haki tells Latimer about a criminal named Dimitrios Makropolous, involved in drugs, murder, and assassinations, who has turned up stabbed to death and dumped in the Bosphorus River. Dimitrios was born in 1889 in Greece, abandoned by his parents, and adopted. In 1922, Dimitrios cut the throat of a money lender named Sholem and stole his money. Dimitrios set up his accomplice, a black man named Dhris Mohammed, who was hanged for the crime.

Haki tells Latimer that Dimitrios was involved in an assassination in 1924. To find out if it was the same Dimitrios, Haki asked for information from the Greek police and learned that Dimitrios was involved in another assassination attempt in 1923. The information about the man in Greece tallied with information about the suspected murderer and assassin known in Turkey. Two years later, the...

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