My Observations

Murder on Ice

Episode 1

Physical Items

  • Autopsy Report
  • Contact Letter
  • Crime Scene Report
  • Magazine Article
  • Nathan's Medal
  • Notebook
  • Rink Brochure
  • Security Log
  • Skate Bag, containing handwritten note
  • Suspect Interviews

Websites

  • Three Pines Case

Timeline

Suspects

Goals

  • What is the file name that gives Sofia an alibi?
  • Who else is innocent?

Physical Items

Autopsy Report

Observation #1

Nathan's sustained injuries to the back of his head and elbow before he died.

  • He must have fallen back onto the ice and landed on his head and elbow. The killer then sliced his throat from above.

Observation #2

The killer is right-handed.

Observation #3

The killer must have slashed twice with the unattached skateblade.

Contact Letter

Observation #1

Sofia's coach was killed with her own ice skate, making her the prime suspect.

  • Ruh-roh.

Observation #2

It would be a hoot if we once again were in direct contact with the killer like the old days.

Observation #3

Nice, she gives us our list of suspects right off the bat.

  • Carol Donnelly: administrator at the rink
  • Lillian Varma: Nathan's newest student
  • Harrison Campbell: Nathan's oldest student
  • Anne Campbell: Harrison's mother and manager
  • Kingston Lee: ice skating reporter
  • Marcus Lourdes: another coach at the rink
  • Sofia de la Torre: our contact

Crime Scene Report

Observation #1

Nathan's body was found by Kingston Lee, lying on his back in a pool of his own blood.

  • Near the southeast entrance of Ring A.

Observation #2

All entrances except the east were closed.

Observation #3

According to Kingston, the front entrance doors had been left unlocked, despite the building being closed to the public.

Observation #4

All of the suspects except Sofia, were also in the building upon police arrival.

Observation #5

There was a partial shoe print (approximately 8" in length) pointing toward the locker rooms (toward the southeast entrance) and the murder weapon was found just outside the southeast entrance door.

  • The murderer sliced Nathan's throat and then proceeded to the locker rooms, ditching the murder weapon once outside of the rink.

Observation #6

The killer tried to burn their shoes and gloves in the generator room furnace, but partial items remained.

Observation #7

The note that was found by Nathan's left ankle reads: "We've got to talk this out. Meet me after practice ASAP."

Observation #8

Nathan didn't have a password for his phone. It was open to the phone app with the numbers "719-2" already punched in.

Magazine Article

Observation #1

This piece gives us a little background on the victim and suspects.

Observation #2

Nathan and Carol were a long-time skating pair. The article states that Nathan had many jilted lovers.

  • Could Carol have eventually become one of those lovers?

Nathan's Medal

Observation

The medal is for 1st place Junior Pair.

  • This must be from Nathan's youth when he skated with Carol.

Notebook

Observation #1

This provides us with some basic rules and regulations,a glossary of figure skating terms, as well as some other possible useful information.

Observation #2

The phone number in the back cover is a live number.

  • Marcus Lourdes is the only one who doesn't say "Have an ice day."

Rink Brochure

Observation

There is a map inside.

  • The southeast entrance of the rink is right in front of the women's locker room.

Security Log

Observation #1 - Front Desk

Motion detected at:

  • 05:04:01
  • 05:12:20
  • 10:56:11

Observation #2 - Front Vestibule Inner Doors

Motion detected at:

  • 05:03:31
  • 05:47:06
  • 06:00:20
  • 06:14:52
  • 06:29:14
  • 06:48:13
  • 06:48:14
  • 07:19:51
  • 09:31:06
  • 09:56:15
  • 10:02:06
  • 10:08:30
  • 10:13:48
  • 10:29:01
  • 10:31:17

Observation #3 - Front Vestibule Outer Doors

Motion detected at:

  • 05:03:21
  • 05:46:58
  • 06:00:09
  • 06:14:41
  • 06:29:05
  • 06:47:56
  • 06:48:02
  • 07:19:42
  • 09:31:17
  • 09:56:05
  • 10:02:14
  • 10:08:39
  • 10:13:37
  • 10:28:54
  • 10:31:10

Observation #4 - Generator & Furnace

Motion detected at:

  • 10:15:46
  • 10:19:04
  • 10:19:43
  • 10:20:17

Observation #5 - Offices #102

Motion detected at:

  • 06:18:56
  • 09:13:27
  • 09:23:50
  • 09:29:01
  • 09:39:45
  • 09:42:03
  • 09:55:48
  • 10:07:53

Observation #6 - Offices #104

Motion detected at:

  • 06:07:19
  • 06:32:42
  • 09:26:09
  • 09:34:06
  • 09:37:52
  • 09:37:58
  • 10:08:47
  • 10:17:39

Observation #7 - Offices #105

Motion detected at:

  • 07:23:08
  • 07:34:51

Observation #8 - Offices CR1

Motion detected at:

  • 09:10:51
  • 09:10:53
  • 09:41:34
  • 09:47:13
  • 10:06:54
  • 10:07:09

Observation #9 - Offices CR2

Motion detected at:

  • 06:56:57
  • 08:01:16
  • 09:39:26
  • 09:40:58

Skate Bag, containing handwritten note

Observation #1

This bag is from "The Lee Report" and belongs to Kingston.

Observation #2

The paper inside contains his personal notes.

Suspect Interviews

Observation #1 - Kingston Lee

Nathan and Marcus got into a physical altercation.

Observation #2 - Kingston Lee

Anne accused Nathan of ruining Harrison's career.

Observation #3 - Kingston Lee

Nathan threatened to get Kingston banned from the rink.

Observation #4 - Carol Donnelly

While she was out for breakfast, Nathan had submitted a request to avoid sharing the rink with Marcus during practice.

Observation #5 - Anne Campbell

Wow, all this lady cares about is her son's career.

Observation #6 - Marcus Lourdes

According to Marcus, the scream heard a little after 10:00 AM was from a young woman.

Observation #7 - Sofia de la Torre

Sofia reveals she is the one who everyone heard screaming.

Observation #8 - Sofia de la Torre

She said she removed her skate blade to replace it.

  • Where did she leave it?
  • Could someone have picked it up to use for murder?

Observation #9 - Sofia de la Torre

After the argument, she left the building and called Nathan from her car.

Websites

Three Pines Case

Observation #1

Password:

  • AXEL

Observation #2

Nice! They improved it even more where we get notification dots for new items!

Observation #3

Michelle has once again given us a Spotify playlist.

Observation #4 - Security Portal

Username:

  • CDonne

Observation #5 - Security Portal

Password:

  • SkateforTomorrow3FTh

Timeline

5:00 AM

  • Carol Donnelly arrived at the rink.

5:45 AM - 5:50 AM

  • Kingston Lee arrived at the rink.

6:00 AM

  • Carol Donnelly began work.

7:15 AM

  • Marcus Lourdes arrived at the rink.

7:30 AM

  • All rink attendees began arguing.

9:00 AM

  • Carol Donnelly stepped out for breakfast in the staff lounge.
  • Marcus Lourdes left the rink to go to the gym.

10:00 AM

  • Kingston Lee left the rink before returning some time after.
  • Approximate time that Sofia de la Torre got into an argument with Nathan LaPalma.

10:13 AM

  • Sofia de la Torre left the building.

10:14 AM

  • Approximate time of death of Nathan LaPalma.

10:19 AM

  • Kingston Lee reported Nathan LaPalma's murder to the police.

Suspects

Guilty Until Proven Innocent

  • Anne Campbell
  • Carol Donnelly
  • Harrison Campbell
  • Kingston Lee
  • Lillian Varma
  • Marcus Lourdes
  • Sofia de la Torre

Goals

What is the file name that gives Sofia an alibi?

10:13:40

Who else is innocent?

Kingston Lee