A prop switch nearly kills an actor, and foul play may have been involved.
The character played by Daniel Hoevels was supposed to commit suicide in the drama with a blunt stage weapon but had instead been provided with a real blade.
Now police are investigating their own murder mystery drama – after refusing to rule out the possibility that the stunt may have been an attempt to bump off the actor by a jealous rival.
Of course, it may have been negligence.
Police have been told that the knife had been bought at a local store and are asking if props staff forgot to blunt the blade for the performance.....