Mississippi Blood - Chapters 66 - 71 Summary & Analysis

Greg Iles
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In Chapter 66, Shad questions Tom about giving patients drugs to end their lives. Even though Penn believes his father should not answer, Tom does admit he has helped patients die before, in rare circumstances. Shad reminds Tom that helping patients die is a crime. Penn realizes that Shad is wasting time, hoping the Dumpster tape will come through. About that time, Penn gets a text from Kaiser stating that the Dumpster tape could not be restored. When the message is relayed in court Penn senses his father relax.

Shad returns to questioning Tom. This time his focus is on the adrenaline that Tom carried in his bag. He suggests a hypothetical in which Tom killed Viola to cover up his crimes. That he pushed the morphine injection through her vein because she was fighting with him. Shad suggests that Tom used the only...

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