The Murder of Roger Ackroyd - Study Guide Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

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Officer Davis asks James about the mysterious man he saw on his way home from Fernly Park. James remembers little about the man's appearance, but still feels like there was something familiar about the man's voice. Davis asks James for a private chat in the study. Davis asks James, what's the story about the blackmailer? It seems Parker had mentioned a blackmailer to Davis. He must have overheard Mr. Ackroyd's conversation with James earlier. James tells Davis what Mr. Ackroyd told him.

James and Davis discuss Parker as a suspect. They wonder why he kept on trying to get into Mr. Ackroyd's room even after he was told that Mr. Ackroyd did not want to be disturbed. They figure Parker could have committed the murder and later slipped out of the window and back in through the side door. They examine the weapon and crime scene and...

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