Bobby Attfield comes across a dying man whose final words are: "Why didn't they ask Evans?". Bobby, intrigued, enlists the help of Frankie Derwent and Miss Jane Marple, and the trio uncover a conspiracy surrounding the death and will of the late Sir Jack Savage.moreless
Lovejoy values the house contents of an elderly widow, an old friend of Jane's, who is burgled soon afterwards. Finding he is the local police's prime suspect, Lovejoy decides to work out for himself (with the help of Brian Nunn, a remarkable bin man) who was behind the burglary. Matters are complicated by Eric's 'bin diving' habit.