The Westing Game - Turtle's Trial: Chapter 26 Summary & Analysis

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Turtle's Trial: Chapter 26 Summary

Still in Sunset Towers, Judge Ford decides to play Turtle's game. Privately, the judge notices that Turtle looks and acts like her Uncle Sam Westing. Turtle begins to act the part of a district attorney, saying she plans to prove that Crow didn't cause Sam or Sandy's death. One by one, Turtle calls the heirs for questioning. It's revealed that Chris saw someone with a limp at the Westing house the day they first saw smoke. Chris believes this person was Doctor Sikes. Turtle points out that Sikes is Sam Westing's longtime friend. Otis Amber is revealed to be a private detective, hired by Sam Westing to find his wife and keep her out of trouble. Over time, Otis became fond of Crow; it's obvious that Otis's involvement persuaded Crow to play the Westing game. As Turtle calls the rest of her witnesses...

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