Philart shook his head as he listened to the lieutenant of the Owl Division describe exactly what they’d found. “What about their older son?” he asked softly. The other baby had died about a year before, when he’d been almost the same age. “Don’t they have an older daughter?”

“They do. She’s a young child still,” he reported. He tilted his head and shrugged. “Perhaps if you get the parents alone, one or the other will…” he trailed off uncertainly.

“Implicate the other,” Philart muttered. He nodded and armed with the evidence, went to question the parents of the dead infant. It was his first solo investigation as well as his first investigation involving a child. He hoped it could be resolved satisfactorily.

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