The Whistler - Chapters 38-40 Summary & Analysis

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In Chapter 38, the grand jury convened on a Friday to hear testimony concerning the indictments of Dubose and his gang. Foreman and Clyde had already been indicted so the jurors knew part of the story already. Pacheco was the first witness. Foreman and Clyde testified next. After day long testimony the jurors chose “to indict Vonn Dubose, Hank Skoley, Floyd Maton, Vance Maton, and Ron Skinner for the capital murder of Hugo Hatch, and for the aggravated assault of Lacy Stoltz” (328).

During dinner that night, Pacheco told Lacy about the indictments. After the first indictments were served and the Cousins arrested, their homes and businesses would be raided along with those belonging to McDover, Phyllis, the Cappels and the lawyers in Biloxi. A second indictment for racketeering would include several arrests to be coordinated with the raids. The plan was to get everyone...

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