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The Life is Off
General information
Season 2
City Smart City
District Bayou City
Case # 7
Initial release date 11th January 2018
Partner(s) Laura Salter (Chapter 1)
Viola Pemberton (No Breaking News Now 2/5)
Case chronology
← Preceded by Succeeded by →
Happy New Year Quick Voice in Door

The Life is Off is a case featured in Criminal Case, appearing as the introductory case of the game. It is the second case set in the Bayou City district of Smart City.


I am A Murder Of Abdul Patrick How Judge Takakura in jail 21 years.



  • Abdul Patrick (found shot in the heart)

Murder Weapon

  • Gun


  • Greta Avery


Florence Sanders
Height 5"11"
Age 25
Weight 113 lbs
Eyes green
Blood B-

Suspect's Profile

  • The suspect uses a compass.
Lucy Rochester
Book Story
Height 5'5"
Age 19
Weight 112 lbs
Eyes blue
Blood A-

Suspect's Profile

  • The suspect eats chocolate.
  • The suspect knows arts.

Suspect's Appearance

  • The suspect is female.
Greta Avery
Help Her
Height 5'4"
Age 18
Weight 122 lbs
Eyes blue
Blood A+

Suspect's Profile

  • The suspect eats chocolate.
  • The suspect knows arts.
  • The suspect uses a compass.

Suspect's Appearance

  • The suspect is female.
  • The suspect has torn clothes.
Annie May
Laura's girlfriend
Height 5'4"
Age 21
Weight 110 lbs
Eyes purple
Blood A+

Suspect's Profile

  • The suspect eats chocolate.
  • The suspect knows arts.
  • The suspect uses a compass.

Suspect's Appearance

  • The suspect is female.
Cornelius Castletown
Height 6'1"
Age 52
Weight 213 lbs
Eyes black
Blood A-

Suspect's Profile

  • The suspect eats chocolate.

Killer's Profile

  • The killer eats chocolate.
  • The killer knows arts.
  • The killer uses a compass.
  • The killer is female.
  • The killer has torn clothes.

Crime Scenes

House Skate Shop 'House' - Puzzle
Bedroom Food Health 'Bedroom' - Blackout
Power City Lightout 'Power City' - Spot the Differents


Chapter 1:

  • Investigate House. (Clues: Victim's Body, Pieces of Wood; Victim Identified: Abdul Patrick)
  • Examine Pieces of Wood. (Result: Wooden Box)
  • Examine Wooden Bag (Result: Name; New Suspect: Florence Sanders)
  • Ask Florence Sanders about her brother
(Prerequisite: Examine Wooden Bag; New Crime Scene: Bedroom)
  • Investigate Bedroom (Prerequisite: Juliet's Interrogation; Clues: Poster, Bin, Food)
  • Examine Poster (Poster; New Suspect: Lucy Rochester)
  • Examine Clothes. (Result: Dirty Bottle)
  • Examine Left Over Food. (Result: Book; New Suspect: Greta Avery)
  • Ask Greta Avery what he is doing at the party (Prerequisite: Examine Poster)
  • Ask Greta Avery about his book (Prerequisite: Examine Left Over Food)
  • Analyse Victim's Body (18:00:00; Attribute: The killer eats chocolate)
  • Analyse Sword (03:00:00; Attribute: The killer knows arts)
  • Move onto Chapter 2 (No Stars)

Chapter 2:

  • Investigate Power City (Available after unlocking Chapter 2; Clues: Bag, Locked Safe)
  • Examine Watch (Result: Box)
  • Examine Locked Chest (Result: Fake Mayor's medal; New Suspect: Cornelius Castletown)
  • Analyse Box (09:00:00 New Suspect: Lucy Rochester)
  • Ask Greta Avery about the fake Mayor Metal
(Prerequisite: Examine Locked Safe; Profile Updated: Greta can Food)
  • Ask Lucy Rochester about the picture
(Prerequisite: Analyse Box; New Crime Scene: Dance Stage)
  • Investigate Food Health (Prerequisite: Lucy Interrogation; Clues: Broken bottle, Locked Phone, Love Letter)
  • Examine Leaf (Result: Leaf Bottle)
  • Examine Locked Phone (Result: Unlocked Phone)
  • Examine Love letters (Result: Name)
  • Ask Greta Avery about the love letter
(Prerequisite: Examine Love letter)
  • Analyse Drink Bottle (09:00:00; Attribute: The killer uses a compass.; Profile Updated: Lucy and Greta uses a compass)
  • Analyse Unlocked Phone (12:00:00)
  • Question Annie May about the phone messages (Prerequisite: Analyse Unlocked Phone; Profile Updated: Maddie uses a compass)
  • Move onto Chapter 3 (1 Star)

Chapter 3:

  • Talk to Florence about her problems (Available after Unlocking Chapter 3; Profile Updated: Florence uses a compass)
  • Investigate Food tables (Available after Unlocking chapter 3; Clues: Painting, Burned book)
  • Examine Burned book (Result: "The Horror of the Sanders Family")
  • Examine Paint (Result: Paper paint)
  • Analyse Paper Paint (09:00:00)
  • Ask Lucy about the burned book (Prerequisite: Examine Burned Book; Profile Updated: Lucy uses a compass)
  • Ask Greta Avery about the painting
(Prerequisite: Analyse Paper paint; Profile Updated; Greta)
  • Investigate Lightout (Everything much be done before this; Clues: Box, Pocket Watch)
  • Examine Pocket Watch (Result: Pieces of hair)
  • Examine Box (Result: Ribbon)
  • Analyse Piece of Hair (12:00:00; Attribute: The killer is female)
  • Analyse Ribbon (09:00:00; Attributes: The killer has torn clothes)
  • Arrest the killer NOW!
  • Go onto No Breaking News Now (2/5) (1 star)

No Breaking News Now (2/5):

  • Investigate Power City (Available after Unlocking No Breaking News Now (2/5); Clue: book)
  • Analyse book (09:00:00)
  • Talk to Lucy Rochester about book
(Prerequisite: Analyse Bottle; Reward: 20,000 Coins)
  • Talk to Viola Pemberton about the newest victim (Prerequisite: Lucy's Book)
  • Investigate Beedroom (Prerequisite: Bill's Interrogation; Clue: Jar of candy)
  • Examine Jar of Candy (Result: Strange Phone)
  • Analyse strange Phone (06:00:00)
  • Ask Lucy about the "Ripper of Ron"

(Prerequisite: Analyse strange goo; Reward: [MALE] Lab Suit, [FEMALE] Lab Dress)

  • Ask Florence Sanders what she needs (Available after Unlocking No Breaking News Now (2/5)
  • Examine broken stone (Result: Death Bag)
  • Analyse Death Bag (03:00:00)
  • Question Greta about the death Treding

(Prerequisite: Analyse Death Bag; Reward: Burger)

  • Examine Pocket (Result: Message from the "Ripper of Ron"; Everything before this must be done first)
  • Move onto the next Case (1 Star)


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