Red Lobster Exec commits suicide, attempts to frame it as a murder, possibly inspired by an episode of CSI.
"Thomas Hickman drove through New Mexico, police say, until his Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo ran out of gas. Then the 55-year-old North Richland Hills man walked into a field, tied helium balloons to a gun, covered his mouth with duct tape, and shot himself in the back of the head, according to New Mexico State Police."
As Poirot once put it: "Not a murder made to look like a suicide, but a suicide made to look like a murder."
Editorial cartoonists: A dying breed, apparently.
Mom doesn't bother reporting her five year old daughter missing because "she was doing her own investigation."