As they ride off the property the sergeant says, “What do you make of that entire conversation last night lieutenant?”
“I think I believe everything they’ve told us. Don’t seem to be any reason for them to lie about it. All of them confirmed the same details pretty much so I don’t think they were making false statements.”
“I tend to agree with what you said. Are we heading right back to the fort or are we still going to meet with the town council members?”
“Our orders are to meet with the town council members too. Maybe we won’t get to see all of them but we need to make an effort so the captain is satisfied. I particularly want to talk with the stage relay manager who headed the search party for the sheriff and the blacksmith who spoke of the v-groove on the hoof mark.”“What about the shooting of the father, are we going to investigate that too?