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Case File: The Death (Petrification) of Phineus

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Case Description: Wanted for petrifying (turning the victim into stone) Phineus, the fiancé/uncle of Princess Andromeda.

Case Status: Proven innocent. The hero Perseus was responsible for petrifying Phineus. He severed and stole Medusa's head, and used it against her will. Full details are filed way in the myth of Perseus and Andromeda.

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