L.A Noire 5 Star Case Guide

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The Red Lipstick Murder


 

Location: The Moors (Crime Scene)

Key Evidence:

  • Wiring on Body
  • Blunt force trauma (Victim’s head)
  • Missing jewelery (Victim’s left hand)
  • Size 8 shoe prints
  • Lipstick
  • Bamba Club Lighter

Location: Bamba Club

Interview with Dick McColl

Question: Suspect seen with victim
Answer: Truth

Question: Knowledge of husband
Answer: Doubt

Question: Ring stolen from victim
Answer: Doubt

Key Evidence:

  • License plate 2B8899
  • Husbands Alibi

Location: Celine Hentry Residence

Newspaper: Once you reach this residence, you will have to break in, just inside the door you will see the news paper on the floor just in front of you.

Key Evidence:

  • Female shoe
  • Forced entry
  • Missing jewelry (Updated)
  • Marital problems

Location: Jacob Hentry’s Apartment

Key Evidence:

  • Size eleven shoes
  • Death threat note

Interview with Jacob Henry

Question: Moments of victim
Answer: Lie
Evidence: Bamba club lighter

Question: Last contact with victim
Answer: Truth

Question: Motive for murder
Answer: Lie
Evidence: Death threat note

Location: Central Police Station

Interview with Jacob Henry (second time)

Question: Lipstick markings
Answer: Truth

Question: Deterioration of marriage
Answer: Lie
Evidence: Marital problems

Question: Access to murder weapon
Answer: Lie
Evidence: Husband’s Alibi

Question: Missing jewelry
Answer: Truth

Location: Mendez’s Residence

Key Evidence:

  • Size eight shoes
  • Used lipstick
  • Socket wrench

The Golden Butterfly


 

Location: Crime Scene

Key Evidence:

  • Rope Pattern
  • Missing Jewelery
  • Small men’s footprints

Location: Moller Residence

Key Evidence:

  • Size eight work boots
  • Missing watch and rings (Updates “missing jewelery”)

Interview Michelle Moller

Question: Last contact with victim
Answer: Doubt

Question: Missing watch and rings
Answer: Truth

Question: State of parent marriage
Answer: Doubt

Key Evidence:

  • Husbands Alibi
  • Butterfly brooch

Interview with Hugo Moller

Question: Footprints at crime scene
Answer: Lie
Evidence: Size eight work boots

Question: Missing person report
Answer: Doubt

Question: Alibi for Huge Moller
Answer: Lie
Evidence: Husband’s Alibi

Question: History of violence
Answer: Lie
Evidence: Butterfly Brooch

After talking with Hugo a neighbor will tell you some extra information which will aid you in your case. This will then lead to Hugo trying to burn evidence.

Key Evidence:

  • Bloody shoes

Location: Central Morgue

Key Evidence:

  • Size eight footprints (Update of “Small men’s footprints”)

Location: Belmont High School

At this point you will need to apprehend Eli Rooney as he tries to run from you. Once you catch him you will need to turn out his pockets, and check the trunk of the car.

Key Evidence:

  • Butterfly Brooch (Updated)
  • Rope
  • Bloody tire iron
  • Overalls

Location: Central Station

Interview with Hugo Moller (Second Time)

Question: Disposal of evidence
Answer: Truth

Question: Access to braided rope
Answer: Doubt

Question: Access to tire iron
Answer: Lie
Evidence: Bloody tire iron

Question: Victim’s vehicle recovered
Answer: Lie
Evidence: Overalls

Interview with Eli Rooney

Question: Footprints at crime scene
Answer: Doubt

Question: Place of employment
Answer: Doubt

Question: Access to braided rope
Answer: Truth

Question: Motive for Moller murder
Answer: Doubt

To earn five stars in this case you will need to charge Eli Rooney with the murder of Mrs. Moller. Doing so will earn you the extra requirements for the case. There is no wrong answer, but choosing the husband over a child molester always seems to get you the extra requirements.

The Silk Stocking Murder


 

Location: Downtime (Crime Scene)

Key Evidence:

  • Bloodstained Stocking
  • Bloody Trail (Updated while followed)
  • Ladies hat
  • Personal effects
  • key
  • dot pattern note
  • library card (Both parts)

Location: Antonia’s Boarding House

Key Evidence:

  • Broken window
  • Iron picket
  • Charm Bracelet photograph
  • Attorney’s letter

Interview with Barbara Lapenti

Question: Possible suspects
Answer: Truth

Question: Movements of victim
Answer: Doubt

Question: Evidence of break-in
Answer: Lie
Evidence: Broken window / Iron picket.

Question: Breakdown of marriage
Answer: Lie
Evidence: Charm bracelet photograph

Key Evidence:

  • Religious Necklace

Location: Maldonado Residence

Key Evidence:

  • Bloodied Shirt
  • Husband’s Alibi (from neighbor in 302)

Location: Central Police Station

Interview with Angel Maldonado

Question: Last contact with victim
Answer: Lie
Evidence: Husband’s Alibi

Question: Jewelry taken from body
Answer: Truth

Question: Divorce proceedings
Answer: Lie
Evidence: Attorney’s letter / Divorce papers

Question: Bloodstained shirt found
Answer: Doubt

Key Evidence:

  • Brown Ford Coupe

Location: El Dorado Bar

Key Evidence:

  • Divorce papers (Updates :attorney’s letter”)

Interview with Diego Aguilar

Question: Movements of victim
Answer: Truth

Question: Missing jewelry
Answer: Doubt

Location: Just Picked Fruit Market

Interview with Clem Feeney

Question: Distinctive Necklace
Answer: Doubt

Question: Contact with victim
Answer: Doubt

Question: Movements of victim
Answer: Truth

Key Evidnece:

  • Scalpel

From here on out you will need to chase down Clem as he will run once you leave the backroom of the market.

The White Shoe Slayer


Location: Signal Hill Crime Scene

Key Evidence:

  • Time of death
  • Laundry Label
  • Boot Prints
  • Tire Tracks

Interview with Catherine Barton

Question: Suspicious persons
Answer: Truth

Location: Superior Laundry Services

Key Evidence:

  • Laundry Ledger

Location: 43 Emerald Street (Taraldsen Residence)

Key Evidence:

  1. Matchbook (Baron’s Bar)
  2. Wet Jacket
  3. Muddy Boots
  4. Bow Rope

Interview with Lars Taraldsen

Question: Possible suspects
Answer: Lie
Evidence: Bow Rope

Question: Alibi for Lars Taraldsen
Answer: Doubt

Question: Victim’s state of mind
Answer: Doubt

Question: Last contact with victim
Answer: Lie
Evidence: Wet Jacket / Moody Boots

Location: Baron’s Bar

Interview with Benny Cluff

Question: Last contact with victim
Answer: Truth

Question: Vagrant male suspect
Answer: Doubt

Question: Yellow Cab 3591
Answer: Truth

Key Evidence:

  • Yellow Cab 3591

Interview with Richard Bates

Before you can interview Richard you will first need to catch him as he will try to escape from questioning.

Question: Contact with victim
Answer: Doubt

Question: Account of movements
Answer: Doubt

Key Evidence:

  • Victim’s Movements

Location: Yellow Cab Trace

From here on you will need to track down the Yellow Cab that several interviews have mentioned. you will need to be quick, throw on your siren and place a map marker in the area where reports over the car radio. Just make sure you get there quickly as the cab will keep moving.

Key Evidence:

  • Victim’s Movements

Location: Central Police Station

Interview James Jessop

Question: Contact with victim
Answer: Doubt

Question: Incident with Bate
Answer: Doubt

Question: Cab ride with victim
Answer: Doubt

Question: Movements prior to murder
Answer: Doubt

Key Evidence:

  • All American 249

Location: Interstate Bus Depot

You will need to locate the route of the 249 bus and driver on his route. Drive around following the mapped route until you find him and pull over the bus.

Key Evidence:

  • Bus Route Map
  • Victim Last Seen

Location: Hobo Camp

Newspaper: This paper will be sat on top of a box inside of Stuart Ackerman’s shack. You can really miss it as it’s right in front of you once you enter.

Key Evidence:

  • Bloodstained Rope Piece
  • Purse

Location: Central Police Station

Interview with Stuart Ackerman

Question: Motive for murder
Answer: Lie
Evidence: Bloodstained Rope Piece

Question: Contact with victim
Answer: Doubt

Question: Alibi for Stuart Ackerman
Answer: Lie
Evidence: Purse

The Studio Secretary Murder


Case Briefing:

Key Evidence:

  • Pawned Rings

Location: Globe loan & Jewelery

Example the rings and talk to the broker. This will then lead you on to the crime scene.

Location: Railyard Crime Scene

Key Evidence:

  • Time of death
  • Vagrancy
  • Missing ring
  • Handbag
  • Upper half of torn letter
  • Movie job lot
  • Lipstick

Interview with John Ferdinand Jamson

Question: Discovery of victim’s body
Answer: Doubt

Question: Interference with evidence
Answer: Truth

Location: Mensch’s Bar

Interview with Grosvenor McCaffrey

Question: Last contact with victim
Answer: Doubt

Question: Criminal history
Answer: Doubt

Location: Levine’s Liquor Store

Key Evidence:

  • Book

Interview with Mr. Robbins

Question: Contact with victim
Answer: Truth

Question: Relationship with victim
Answer: Truth

Question: Knowledge of McCaffrey
Answer: Doubt

Location: Mensch’s Bar (Second Time)

Interview with Grosvenor McCaffrey (Second Time)

Question: Relationship with victim
Answer: Lie
Evidence: Book

Location: Central Police Station:

From here the Captain will want to speak with you. From here you will then be able to continue with your case. You will then need to locate a phone and find out McCaffery’s address.

Location: Rawlings Bowling Alley

Once you arrive at the alley you will need to locate James Tiernan. Once you spot him, you will need to chase him down and apprehend him.

Location: McCaffrey’s Apartment.

Key Evidence:

  • Torn letter (Updates “Upper half of torn letter”)
  • Tire Iron

Location: Central Police Station

Interview with James Tiernan (#1)

Question: Relationship with victim
Answer: Lie
Evidence: Victim last seen

Question: Victim’s book found
Answer: Doubt

Question: Alibi for James Tiernan
Answer: Lie
Evidence: Liquor Purchase

Question: Access to murder weapon
Answer: Doubt

Key Evidence:

  • Tiernan’s Accusation

Interview with Grosvenor McCaffrey (#1)

Question: Alibi for McCaffery
Answer: Lie
Evidence: Torn Letter

Question: Access to tire iron
Answer: Lie
Evidence: Tiernan’s Accusation

Key Evidence:

  • McCaffrey’s Accusation

Interview with James Tiernan (#2)

Question: Events prior to murder
Answer: Lie
Evidence: McCaffrey’s Accusation

Interview with Grosvenor McCaffrey (#2)

Before you head back into the interview room with McCaffrey, call R&I to find out his criminal history. From here you will find out he has a history of violence.

Key Evidence:

  • McCaffrey’s Criminal Record

Question: Military Service
Answer: Lie
Evidence: McCaffrey’s Criminal Record

For you to earn a 5 star rating on this case you will need to charge McCaffrey with the murder. Even though it could be either suspect all the evidence points to McCaffrey as he hold key items including the murder weapon.


The Quarter Moon Murders


This next case is a little different from the others, you will be following a trail of clues around the city until you find the killer.

Location: Central Station Services

Key Evidence:

  • Black Dahlia letter
  • Shelly Excerpt

Location: Pershing Square Fountain

Key Evidence:

  • Social Security Card
  • Second Excerpt

Location: Hall of Records

Key Evidence:

  • Deidre Moller’s Watch
  • Third Excerpt

Location: L.A Public Libary

Key Evidence:

  • Antonia’s Medallion
  • Fourth Excerpt

Location: Westlate Tar Pits

Key Evidence:

  • Theresa Taraldsen’s Shoe
  • Fifth Excerpt

Location: L.A Country Art Museum

Key Evidence:

  • Celine Henry’s Garnet Ring
  • Sixth Excerpt

Location: “Intolerance” Set

Key Evidence:

  • Evelyn Summers’ Ring
  • Seventh Excerpt

From here onward you will need to locate the killer and deal with him accordingly. From here on you will be upgraded to the Vice desk as a hefty promotion, congratulations, you’re dealing with the big fish now.

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  • woody

    Great help thanks