Detective Inspector Eric Wardle is a policeman who investigated the death of Lula Landry.


Detective Inspector Eric Wardle is the police officer who investigate the death of Lula Landry. When Cormoran Strike is hired by John Bristow to look into the investigation surrounding her death, he met with DI Wardle to discuss the case. The police officer did not like the implication that the investigation was not thorough, and commented that the would have liked to have headed the Lula Landry murder investigation. As part of the investigation, he had dismissed Tansy Bestigui's previous claim of hearing arguing from Lula's flat on the night of her death as she was a cocaine user. Her official statement did not mention hearing an argument, and Wardle concluded that the cocaine had addled her perceptions.

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