As I waited for the cops I began to look at the room more carefully. I had to figure out how the body ended up in the vent. Could someone have gotten a ladder in and out of the building without anyone knowing? Considering how stoned people are around here that might actually be possible. But still it would be difficult. What if they stacked found items up? Then they could just bury them in the garbage that seems pervasive in this room. But could they find items that are strong enough to support the weight of two people. And on that subject…the murderer must have been at least somewhat strong to be able to life a body into the air vent and jam it in there.
I walked around the room but mostly the room seemed to be filled with garbage and old furniture. There were dressers missing drawers. Some of the tables that had missing legs had replacements made of found items like golf clubs or baseball bats. One card table had a leg that was made of welded together soda and beer ca