Captain Horton requests Rod's assistance when a Nevada miner is found drowned in San Francisco Bay. Blake becomes suspicious when the dead man's lungs are found to be full of fresh water and his investigation focuses on three suspects - the miner's beautiful widow and the couple who grubstaked his mining operations.
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[discussing a murder victim
Detective Capt. Leo Horton
He drowned, remember? All of our suspects are two to four hundred miles from the spot.
Lt. Rod Blake
Well, Inspector Stone - he taught at the Police Academy - had a favorite saying... "If you can't place your suspect at the scene of the crime, try moving the scene of the crime to the suspect." He didn't think much of alibis.