Burton is found dead at the bottom of some steps outside his office. What appears to be a fatal accident becomes a murder investigation when Sheriff Morgan learns that the businessman recently obtained a huge diamond ring, which is now missing and was, unknown to him, part of a jewelry heist. The lawman trace the ring to a waitress who says she returned the ring to the mentally challenged handyman who gave it to her. The handyman says she kept the bauble.
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[Sheriff Morgan and his deputy enter a diner
Mark, Diner Counterman
Hi, Frank... Harry. Who's running the store?
Sheriff Frank Morgan
All we decided to sell out. We've been losin' money.