Diana Harmon arrives at the local church only to discover a dying man. His final words are hard to understand but she can make out the word ‘sanctuary’. Who is behind this poor man’s murder? And why are his relatives so keen to have his coat back? Perhaps Miss Marple can help...
This short story was published under the title Murder at the Vicarage in This Week, 1954, USA. In the UK it was published in Woman’s Journal. Christie donated this story to the Fund for the Restoration of Westminster Abbey. It appears in Double Sin and Other Stories and also in Miss Marple's Final Cases.
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