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Case File: Perseus and Acrisisus

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Case Description: Wanted for the murder of his grandfather. Acrisisus was found dead, killed by a discus thrown by the hero Perseus.

Case Status: Dismissed. Acrisisus' death was an accident, and even before Perseus' birth an oracle prophesied that he would kill his grandfather. No one can escape fate.

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