“Who?! “Qu Ning Shuang two ears perked up and turned her stare to the place where the sound came from.
The day was not completely dark yet, she saw a woman in black clothing suddenly appeared above the eaves and had the resemblance that she was standing on that place for quite sometime and although the sun’s light behind her completely blinded her appearance and facial expression, but that carefree attitude and ease of posture, obviously displayed not one iota of panic, trouble or distress that she was found.
Qu Ning Shuang’s face vigilantly stared at the woman and with a cold voice, “Who you are? Why are you lurking about here? “
“I am … …” woman voice was cool, very nice, she paused for a moment, raised her hand and pointed at Jin Yan Hen, continued, ” I came to look for him. “
Jin Yan Hen stepped up, with a look of surprised laughed, “Chen’er came for me. I’m really flattered. “
His face had no expression of exaggeration and pretension. Lou Chen may be persuaded to believed and be convinced with his words.
Qu Ning Shuang however suspiciously look at Lou Chen and then at Jin Yan Hen, voice full of doubt asked, “Who are you and what exactly are you looking for him to do? “
Lou Chen would like to say originally her purpose but after seeing Jin Yan Hen smiled, that kind of grinning face, she decided to changed her excuse, “I think it is comparably better for me to go down and explain but I am afraid this place is too high. Looked like I will not be able to go down, will you come and give me a hand?”
Qu Ning Shuang stared with eyes wide open, feeling very uncomfortable, “Why should I help you, you are acting suspiciously, I didn’t arrest you right away because I don’t actually see you doing wrong!”
Lou Chen leisurely stood up and in a cold voice gently said, “You don’t have any evidence that I’m a bad person. Only because I came over the wall to look for someone, you will arrest me, is that right? Besides being a constable, civilians seek you for help and will you ignore it? Or is that … … “Lou Chen paused, puzzled eyes gave a sweeping looked up and down at Qu Ning, checking what she sees, lightly laughs, ” The girl is not a constable and also you cannot catch fast enough? “
“I am of course! ” Qu Ning Shuang reacted like a cat whose tail was just stepped on, roll up her sleeves in few folds and said in a loud voice, “You just wait! “
Watching Qu Ning bravely and aggressively rushed, Jin Yan Hen cannot restrain his laugh, he was under the impression that the cold beauty does not like to talk generally, it turns out that she was somebody who doesn’t like to talk a lot however when she does, she does not talk nonsense , her words were very casual but the result was one that pleases her, it accomplishes her desire, just like right now she was able put Miss Qu stunned and actively come to her to personally arrest her in person.
Qu Ning Shuang went on top of the fence after double treading the wall, jumped forcibly, although with some instability she finally managed to stand on the wall. Standing near her, she finally saw the woman’s face and she marveled, this woman was so beautiful who do not appear to be that of a human. (T/N: Probably she meant like a goddess or something like beauty not of this world!)
Qu Ning have a change of heart and started having a different opinion, suddenly she felt a bit in the wrong, this rather seems like a swear or scold someone … … she coughs, ‘ahem… ahem…’ lightly to hide the heart that was indulging in fancy flights, Qu Ning Shuang faces Lou Chen with a temperate voice compared to before and beckoned her, “You came along, I will support you by the arm to jump below, we have to leave anyway.”
Lou Chen stayed in her place and did not mean to go ahead of her; Qu Ning stared at her in the eyes, also step by step to walk through the eaves, and finally arrived beside her after some time. However, Qu Ning pair of feet stepped on something strange, there a ‘thing’ in the backyard’s back wall. She found a strange dark red imprint. Qu Ning Shuang yelp in surprise, ‘Gee’ and promptly squat down to examine, touched the dry dark red mark and put in near her nose, sniffed carefully then said to herself, “How come there is blood here? “
She looked at the wall outside and looked at the ground, there were a few sections with similar marks, Qu Ning Shuang excitedly exclaimed, “Jin Yan Hen, you quickly come here, I found bloodstains on the side of the wall, and they were many of them!”
Jin Yan Hen looks at Lou Chen and two eyes meet in locked for a moment. Lou Chen’s look was stagnant, no change of expression. Jin Yan Hen graciously smiled towards her and gently leaped on the wall.
Qu Ning Shuang and Jin Yan Hen were looking at the place at the same time, he nodded and said, “I see the degree of dryness of dried blood here and in the courtyard are consistent. “
Qu Ning Shuang apparently was very excited and began to seriously do her analysis, “So, the murderer was also injured on the same day, he turned behind the wall to come out. During that time with Uncle Xiao*, they only routinely inquire the households in the alley around, several people in the neighborhood and households on the front street. They ignored the back that was connected to few streets. The murderer had an injury and highly likely that when he escaped, someone noticed him.
T/N: the uncle term used here was Shushu which means her father’s younger brother
Compared to Qu Ning Shuang’s excitement on the twist and how the case was turning, Jin Yan Hen had an indifferent look and also said in a timely manner, “When we arrest Wang Si, we didn’t see any wounds on his body. “
“Really?! “Qu Ning Shuang both eyes were sparkling brightly, heartily laughs,” Ha, ha, ha, that’s great, Wang Si maybe wronged! I will be able to find evidence to help him right an injustice! “
Lou Chen standing on the side and said nonchalantly said, “ It is also likely that the murderer is more than one person. However…. … “Lou Chen turned to Jin Yan Hen, said with a faint smile,” In the event that Wang Si has to prove that he is not on the scene, that is different from just having an alibi. “
Facing the stare of Lou Chen, Jin Yan Hen rarely conceal and hide things so, naturally he said, “According to Zhang Jing, Wang Si at about youshi (5-7pm) left the foothill of Goddess of River Mountain ( Lou Shen River Mountain ), with that, even with the fastest speed to run home, it is impossible that in just two quarters of an hour, he could murder somebody and immediately escape. So, Zhang Jing statement will prove in this case that Wang Si did not commit the crime.”
After listening to something that seemed to be some clues, Qu Ning Shuang quickly asked, “Zhang Jing who is that? “
“Wang Si’s childhood sweetheart, that evening she met Wang Si. “
Miss Qu Daxia, immediately became dejected and angrily shouts, “Such an important clue, how could I not know? Why didn’t you say?! “
Jin Yan Hen digs out his hurting ears, shocked and innocently replied. “Miss Qu, you didn’t ask me, ah. “
“Don’t say that. “Qu Ning Shuang grunted softly. She decided that she will no longer entangle herself with that question again, standing on the wall and looked over one more time towards the courtyard, that long blood mark looked more ferocious. Qu Ning Shuang frowned, whispered,” The deceased only fatal wound was a knife in the chest and it pierced almost through her body, how could she possibly climb so far? “
She pauses for a moment however she really cannot think of a reason, Qu Ning somewhat irritated “This is very suspicious, we first look at the body again! The corpse will tell us how she died, what happened before the person die! “
Lou Chen froze for a moment, just because the words were too familiar, almost her mother’s mantra. Now, this young girl to say the same, really … … Listening to it felt so awkward. It was not that Qu Ning Shuang also knew her mother, is it? Lou Chen again judging by the girl’s hair and clothing and with aunt training where there was somewhat some resemblance? Lou Chen suddenly had a strange feeling, little girl earnest efforts have been an imitation of her mother and xiaoyi ( meaning younger aunt, T/ N: I would say the younger aunt to be Gu Yun ) … …
Lou Chen secretly looking at the strange girl, her ears heard a voice close to her with a sound of laughter, said, “Chen’er, why don’t you come together with us? “
Lou Chen was still undecided, Qu Ning Shuang’s face looked grim, quickly answered, “We will go to investigate the case! Why she has to tag along?! “