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Case File: Apollo and Hyacinthus

Police Reports

Wanted for the murder of his lover, Hyacinthus, a young and handsome prince of Sparta. The subject (Apollo) is accused of killing Hyacinthus with a throwing discus.

Case Status: Dismissed. The court has determined that though Apollo threw the discus, Zephyrus (god of the west wind), caused the discus to veer in the direction of Hyacinthus and strike him dead. To honor his deceased lover, Apollo created a flower out of Hyacinthus's blood.

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