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A Murder Mystery
1. Place parentheses ( ) around each prepositional phrase. 
2. Underline verbs twice, their subjects once, and label complements (PA, PN, IO, or DO).

     A man was found murdered Sunday morning. His wife immediately called the

police. The police questioned the wife and staff and got these answers: 

                The wife said she was sleeping.

                The cook was preparing breakfast.

                The gardener was gathering vegetables.

                The maid was getting the mail.

                The butler was polishing shoes in the pantry.

The  police instantly arrested the murderer. Who did it and how did they know?