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Agent code. 90345
London. 27th December 2010. Inside apartment.
H. 23:45 From witness statements, we know that subject XXX entered the kitchen and turned on the TV.
H. 22:47 The subject opened the fridge, but did not leave fingerprints on the SMEG FAB28 door handle. It is probable that someone, who knows his habits well, opened the door for him. Continue