Postmortem - Chapters 7-8 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 7-8 Summary

Amburgey, Tanner and Boltz examine Scarpetta's records. Afterward, the group goes to Margaret's office to review previous reports of the strangulation victims. Scarpetta is shocked to see that a tan belt is listed as being the item used to strangle one of the victims. This is the same item that was listed in the media reports. The report confirms what Scarpetta fears most; that the information leaked to the press had come from her computer. Scarpetta rationalizes that the press could have obtained the same information from a member of the rescue squad but doesn't believe it.

In light of this new information, Amburgey orders Scarpetta to have the passwords changed on the Medical Examiner's databases.

In order to burn off the stress of the day, Scarpetta returns home to her kitchen. Cooking is the best way to relieve stress. It's...

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