Under the Knife is a case featured in , appearing as the tenth case of the game as well as the city of Criminal Case Grimsborough. It takes place in Industrial Area, a district based in Grimsborough.
police found a plastic surgeon named Alan Cardwell left for dead in an alley. The killer was eventually incriminated to be Paul Oaster, a writer.
Paul fell in love with a singer named
Samantha Warner and would do anything to protect her. Paul couldn't bear it when it came to his attention that Alan had an affair with Samantha – though the surgeon was already married. In retaliation the writer cornered Alan in Alberta Alley, before stabbing him with a candlestick and fleeing the scene.
Alan Cardwell (stabbed in the stomach and left to die in an alley)
The killer wears glasses.
The killer drinks coffee.
The killer plays golf.
The killer is right-handed.
The killer is a man.
Investigate Backstreet. ( Clues: Victim's Body, Passport, Wallet Contents)
Autopsy Victim's Body. (18:00:00)
Examine Torn Paper. (Result: Photograph)
Examine Photograph. (Result: Substance)
Analyze Substance. (03:00:00)
Talk to the singer from the photo found in the victim's's throat.
Examine Wallet Contents. (Result: Business Card)
Investigate Barber Shop. (Clue: Trashcan)
Examine Trash Can. (Result: Barber's Schedule)
Question Joshua Kempe about the victim who was his client.
Question Curtis Newman about his heated argument with the victim.
Analyze Passport. (00:30:00)
Go speak to the victim's wife Sarah Cardwell.
Examine Anonymous Paper. (Result: Unknown Substance)
Analyze Unknown Substance. (03:00:00)
Go to Chapter 2. (2 stars)
Investigate Garbage Bin. (Clue: Broken Tip)
Analyze Broken Tip. (06:00:00)
Samantha Warner said Paul Oaster was the only one capable of killing for her.
Question Samantha Warner about her affair with the victim.
Talk to Curtis about his affair with Samantha Warner.
Investigate Pew. (Clue: Candlestick)
Analyze Candlestick. (03:00:00)
Investigate Barber's Seat. (Clue: Briefcase)
Examine Briefcase. (Result: Leaflet)
Analyze Leaflet. (03:00:00)
Go talk to Sarah about her murdered husband's life insurance.
Go to Chapter 3. (2 stars)
Question Joshua about loitering near the crime scene.
Talk to Samantha Warner about living near the crime scene.
Investigate Altar. (Clue: Camera)
Analyze Camera. (06:00:00)
Question Paul Oaster about the night of the murder.
Arrest the killer.
Go to Additional Investigation. (2 stars)
See how Samantha Warner is doing.
Investigate pew. (Clue: Broken Rosary)
Examine Broken Rosary. (Result: Rosary)
Give her Rosary back to Samantha. (Reward: 50 )
XP See what the problem is with Joshua Kempe.
Investigate Barber Shop. (Clue: Hair Pile)
Examine Hair Pile. (Result: Scissors)
Analyze Scissors. (03:00:00)
Break up the fight and talk to Joshua Kempe. (Reward: Fashion Hairstyle)
Sarah Cardwell wants to talk to you.
Investigate Backstreet. (Clue: Ring)
Examine Ring. (Result: Wedding Date)
Give her ring back to Sarah Cardwell. (Reward: )
Burger Investigate Next Case. (3 stars)