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Blast Site

Drive to the blast site. Be careful, people are running around the streets and cars are speeding in the streets (Very easy to affect your case score)

Examine the bodies beside Mal.

Go down the path past the mayor on the left. Take a right turn and go to the end.

Examine the two metal pieces at the end. Rotate until the words line up.

By inspecting the prop spinner you'll earn the achievement "The Nose Knows"

Head back and take a right.

Examine the destroyed shirt.

Go to the end of the path and look at the locker

Examine the briefcase. 
Examine the camera
Examine the earring
Examine the business card 
Examine the note.

Move the OUTER wheel to K, the INNER to N, then rotate the outer to each letter of the message.

Interview Nicholson:

Nicholson Planet Explosion : Doubt
Whereabouts of Okomoto : Lie - Use: Spy Camera
Whereabouts of McLellen : Doubt

Use the phone at the end of the street. 

Deciphered Address

Examine the mailboxes for the apartment. 
Examine the refrigerator.
Examine the head.
Examine the right hand ring and left wrist watch.
Examine the retired LAPD Tie clip from in front of the fireplace.
Examine the other earring in the bedroom on the shelf.

By collecting all the clue inside Okamoto's apartment you'll earn the achievement "Skeletons In The Ice Box"

Superior Laundry Services

Examine the ledger and use the laundry tag number to find the name.

Use the gamewell across the street before leaving.

Hughes Aircraft
Interview Vernon:

Nicholson Planet Explosion : Doubt
Whereabouts of Okomoto : Doubt
Whereabouts of McLellen : Lie - Use: Prop Spinner

Behind him go up the stairs and into the office area.

Examine the two photos in the back.

Head back in to the main hanger

Examine the three engines in the middle. 
Examine the barrels outside the door to the airplane
Examine the navigation note on the wall on the second floor of the plane.

Sit down and dial in the coordinates.

Police Station

Go downstairs to technical services.

Examine the pictures and zoom in on:

Picture of you: Nothing
Man by Car: Zoom in on watch/ring
Hughes and Vernon: Zoom in on Mape’s tie clip
Notes: Zoom in on the top of the page
Two guys walking: Zoom in on the two guys
House: Zoom in on the house number

BEFORE YOU LEAVE. Go to the otherside of the desk with the pictures. 

Examine the microfilm.

House In The Photograph 

Examine the gas on the floor.
Examine the ticket and the passport near the bed.

Shoot the gas canister by the stove. 

Chase Vernon and stay on him until he enter Hughes Aircraft.

If you chase Vernon from the house to Hughes Aircraft on your first attempt you'll earn the achievement "Out Of The Frying Pan"

Hughes Aircraft


Use your pistol on the driver of the first car that pulls up and kill him while he's still in the car. Head into the street and there will be another MP car coming, kill that driver.

You'll unlock the achievement "Bullet Proof Windshield" by killing two drivers of MP vehicles

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