The public swimming pool lacked its usual morning crowd. A pin could plummet to the cement floor and create sound ripples. The early staff locked the doors. None could wander out and none could waltz in. Half a dozen early birds remained trapped. Footage showed a body floating on the surface. First arrivals dove in and hauled the lifeless sack of bones to the edge. CPR performed with no avail. The victim suffered a hole to the head. Dark mass polluted the water.
“Does anyone know the identity?”
“He looks like that politician.”
“But who would want to kill that wanker?”
That was multi-billion tax dollar question.
Side note: The Australian federal elections are this Saturday. The propaganda is annoying my muse…