|November 23,1957  "The
Case of the Runaway Corpse"
Ed Davenport accuses his wife, Myrna, of poisoning him. He also claims to have a letter from Myrna's dead uncle that says she poisoned him, too. Myrna consults Perry, but when they learn that Davenport is in the hospital, dying of arsenic poisoning, Perry works fast to cover for Myrna. When Tragg arrives to investigate Davenport's death, the incriminating letter is out of sight--but so is Davenport's body. Perry must buy time until he can prove Myrna's innocence. Burger goes after Perry for tampering with evidence, but loses as usual.
Webmaster's Note: Rich Erickson points out that Jason Beckmeyer played Adam Williams not Dan.
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