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The Rag and Bone Shop Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part II—Pages 17-21 Summary

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Part II—Pages 17-21 Summary

In Part II, pages 17-21, the body of Alicia Bartlett, a seven-year-old girl is found in the wounds. The medical examiner says she most likely dies from blunt force trauma to the head. Her body doesn't show any defensive wounds, rape or molestation. Alicia died approximately one-hour after she went missing. Alicia's body is posed and covered. Jason Dorrant is the last witness to see Alicia alive. Detective Braxton is in charge of the investigation and has a suspect that he is interviewing later in the afternoon.

Part II—Pages 17-21 Analysis

The lack of defensive wounds suggests that Alicia knows her attacker. The posing and covering of Alicia's body also suggests that it is someone who knows and cares about Alicia. It infers that Jason Dorrant might have something to do with the murder because of his...

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