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Scrooge McDuck Helps Crack Murder Case

Posted Friday, September 13th 2013 @ 10am  by John Johnson, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– In life, Miguel Rodriguez was apparently a big fan of Scrooge McDuck. In death, the cartoon character may have helped catch his killers. The Hartford Courantexplains the weird case: The 25-year-old Rodriguez was shot to death on a city street this summer, and his killers stole a custom-made gold chain from around his neck that featured the famous duck. His fandom (no explanation offered) and a new state law requiring more thorough records at pawn shops combined to break the case.

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