Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Sounds Like An Old Columbo

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.....

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