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3rd Jun '17 6:28:37 PM Gosicrystal
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** ''The first game'':

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** ''{{VisualNovel/Ace Attorney Investigations|MilesEgdeworth}}'':

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** ''{{VisualNovel/Ace Attorney Investigations|MilesEgdeworth}}'':Investigations|MilesEdgeworth}}'':
3rd Jun '17 6:26:24 PM Gosicrystal
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* [[spoiler: Luke Atmey]] in ''Franchise/AceAttorney'', not actually [[spoiler: the thief he was looking for, but he was the mastermind behind his heists.]]
** Also [[spoiler:Tyrell Badd, one leg of the Yatagarasu]] in ''Investigations'', who [[spoiler: made sure to be the detective assigned to the Yatagarasu case specifically to destroy any evidence his partners left behind.]]
** If we're adding in lawyers (who practically function as detectives in the games), we have [[spoiler:smuggling ring moles Calisto Yew and Jacques Portsman, the former was also one of the Yatagarasu]].
** Not to mention [[spoiler:Manfred von Karma, Damon Gant, Daryan Crescend (according to WordOfGod), Byrne Faraday, Bansai Ichiyanagi and Bobby Fulbright]]. And special credit for [[spoiler:Furio Tigre and Kristoph Gavin]], who manage to be moles while being detective-lawyers for the ''defense''.

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* [[spoiler: Luke ''Franchise/AceAttorney'':
** ''The first game'':
*** [[spoiler:Manfred von Karma]] ends up prosecuting Miles Egdeworth for the DL-6 Incident. He committed the crime, ''Edgeworth's father's'' murder.
*** [[spoiler:Damon Gant, back when he wasn't the chief of police yet,]] was involved in the SL-9 Incident. He killed Neil Marshall and framed Ema Skye for it.
** ''Trials and Tribulations'':
*** [[spoiler:Luke
Atmey]] in ''Franchise/AceAttorney'', not isn't actually [[spoiler: the [[spoiler:the thief he was looking for, for]], but he was he's the mastermind behind [[spoiler:his heists]].
*** [[spoiler:Furio Tigre]] was Maggie Byrde's defense attorney ''and'' the culprit of the crime she was being tried for. In fact, [[spoiler:he intentionally defended her badly so she would be declared guilty for
his heists.]]
crime]].
** Also ''{{VisualNovel/Ace Attorney Investigations|MilesEgdeworth}}'':
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[[spoiler:Tyrell Badd, one leg of the Yatagarasu]] in ''Investigations'', Yatagarasu]], who [[spoiler: made sure to be the detective assigned to the Yatagarasu case specifically to destroy any evidence his partners left behind.]]
** If we're adding in lawyers (who practically function as detectives in the games), we have [[spoiler:smuggling ring moles
behind]]. The other two members are [[spoiler:Byrne Faraday (a prosecutor) and Calisto Yew and (a defense attorney)]].
*** [[spoiler:Prosecutor
Jacques Portsman, the former was also one Portsman]] is a member of the Yatagarasu]].
** Not to mention [[spoiler:Manfred von Karma, Damon Gant, Daryan Crescend (according to WordOfGod), Byrne Faraday,
international smuggling ring that Interpol is investigating.
*** [[spoiler:Prosecutor
Bansai Ichiyanagi Ichiyanagi/Blaise Debeste]] killed Jill Crane and pretended to be unrelated to the crime.
** [[spoiler:Daryan Crescend]] from Interpol killed another Interpol agent and came up with an alibi to disconnect himself from the investigation.
** [[spoiler:Detective
Bobby Fulbright]]. And special credit for [[spoiler:Furio Tigre and Kristoph Gavin]], who manage to be moles Fulbright]] investigates the murder of Clay Terran while being detective-lawyers for the ''defense''.culprit himself. [[spoiler:He also killed Metis Cykes several years earlier, another murder you have to solve.]]
26th May '17 2:10:05 PM EnigmusPrime
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* A sub-plot in the Series/CSI game ''Fatal Conspiracy'' involves a drug cartel, being investigated by one FBI Agent Huntby. In the second to last case, it's revealed that [[spoiler: Huntby was working for the cartel]].
5th May '17 5:55:29 AM foxley
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* ''Theatre/ThePlayThatGoesWrong'': Inspector Carter is revealed to be this in the PlayWithinAPlay ''The Murder at Haversham Manor''. Of course, by the time this revelation is made, absolutely no one cares about the plot of the play anymore.
22nd Apr '17 10:53:16 PM infernape612
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** Mr.Green:I won, I won! I may be going to jail, but I won!

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** Mr.Green:I Green: I won, I won! I may be going to jail, but I won!



* [[spoiler: Adachi]] in ''VideoGame/{{Persona 4}}''

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* [[spoiler: [[spoiler:Tohru Adachi]] in ''VideoGame/{{Persona 4}}''4}}'' turns out to be responsible for the serial kidnappings, two murders, and seven attempted murders.
* [[spoiler:Goro Akechi]] in ''VideoGame/{{Persona 5}}'' turns out to be responsible for the mental shutdowns and psychotic breakdowns, and is TheDragon to BigBad [[spoiler:Masayoshi Shido]]. Apparently in the ''[[Franchise/ShinMegamiTenseiPersona Persona]]'' series, you can never trust a detective [[spoiler:whose name is A--chi]].
8th Apr '17 8:40:05 AM Chabal2
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* Inverted in one ''ComicBook/GreenManor'' story, where the detective looking for the elusive SerialKiller John Smith (who has baffled police and profilers alike, because he never seems to have the same MO or psychological profile, other than leaving "I will kill again" at the scene) realizes [[spoiler:there is no serial killer: every crime was committed independently and signed John Smith. So as to bring an end to this universal alibi,]] the detective exposes himself as the killer.
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20th Mar '17 6:42:28 PM jamespolk
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* [[spoiler:Ivan Frantsevich Brilling]] in ''[[Literature/ErastFandorin The Winter Queen]]''. He wasn't directly involved in the crime itself, but [[spoiler: it was done by members of the same organization]].

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* [[spoiler:Ivan Ivan Frantsevich Brilling]] Brilling in ''[[Literature/ErastFandorin The Winter Queen]]''. ''Literature/TheWinterQueen''. He wasn't directly involved in the crime itself, but [[spoiler: it was done by members of the same organization]].organization.
20th Mar '17 6:18:41 AM LondonKdS
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This was explicitly banned in Ronald Knox's "Ten Commandments" of the FairPlayDetective story, although some authors viewed the prohibition as only applying to [[LoopholeAbuse the main investigator]] and still wrote stories unmasking a secondary member of the investigating team as the criminal.

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This was explicitly banned in Ronald Knox's "Ten Commandments" of the FairPlayDetective FairPlayWhodunnit story, although some authors viewed the prohibition as only applying to [[LoopholeAbuse the main investigator]] and still wrote stories unmasking a secondary member of the investigating team as the criminal.
8th Mar '17 5:07:54 AM LondonKdS
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This was explicitly banned in Ronald Knox's "Ten Commandments" of the FairPlayDetective story, although some authors viewed the prohibition as only applying to [[LoopholeAbuse the main investigator]] and still wrote stories unmasking a secondary member of the investigating team as the criminal.



** In ''Literature/HerculePoirot's Christmas'' the murderer turns out to be [[spoiler:Superintendent Sugden]].
** In ''Literature/TheMurderOfRogerAckroyd'', [[spoiler:the civilian who assists Poirot in searching for the killer and narrates the novel is himself the killer]].

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** In ''Literature/HerculePoirot's Christmas'' the murderer turns out to be [[spoiler:Superintendent Sugden]].
Sugden, the local police officer involved in investigating the murder]].
** In ''Literature/TheMurderOfRogerAckroyd'', [[spoiler:the civilian new Watson figure, who assists Poirot in searching for replaces Hastings as Poirot's sidekick and the killer and narrates the novel novel's narrator, is himself the killer]].


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* In Creator/GeorgetteHeyer's detective novel ''A Blunt Instrument'', the killer is revealed to be PC Glass, the local beat policeman who "discovered" the victim. The titular weapon was his official truncheon.
22nd Jan '17 9:55:18 PM Daeolus
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* In ''Film/AceVenturaPetDetective'', a murder and two kidnappings (one dolphin and one Dolphin) were investigated by police chief Lois Einhorn.

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* In ''Film/AceVenturaPetDetective'', a murder and two kidnappings (one dolphin and one Dolphin) were investigated by investigated[[spoiler:, and also instigated, ]]by police chief Lois Einhorn.
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