The Mystery of the Blue Train

Ruth and Derek Kettering’s marriage is falling apart. Ruth is wrapped up in an affair with Comte de la Roche while Derek is seeing Mirelle an exotic dancer. Both secretly reserve spaces on the Blue Train for their own purposes without the knowledge of the other. While on this train. Ruth Kettering is killed. Valuable jewels from her compartment are taking making it look like just like another train robbery but Hercule Poirot is not so sure.

Name: Monsiuer le Marquis

Motive: Would want those jewels

Suspicious Circumstances: None

 

Name; Demetrius Papopolous

Motive: Would also want those jewels

Suspicious Circumstances: None

 

Name; Rufus Van Aldin

Motive: Wanted him away from his daughter, Ruth

Suspicious circumstances: None

 

Name: Major Richard Knighton

Motive: None Apparent

Suspicious circumstances: None

 

Name: Derek Kettering

Motive: Wanted Ruth out of the way so that he could be with Mirelle

Suspicious Circumstances: Was seen entering his wife’s compartment

 

Name: Mirelle

Motive: Wanted Ruth out of the way so that she could be with Derek

Suspicious Circumstances: Was on the same train as Ruth

 

Name: Katherine Grey

Motive: None

Suspicious Circumstances: Was on the same train as Ruth

 

Name: Ada Mason

Motive: None apparent

Suspicious Circumstances: None

 

Name:Comte Armand de la Roche

Motive: he wanted the jewels

Suspicious Circumstances: Ruth could have easily concealed him in her room not knowing that he planned to kill her.

 

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