Lamb To The Slaughter is a fictional crime story about a woman and murder with a twist. The story begins with the woman/wife, Mary Maloney. Her husband is a detective and wants to do a dangerous case. With that he is irritated and so Mary goes to cook dinner, she get's a lamb leg holds it in both hands by the bone walks into the living room he get mad and tries to leave but before he can, he gets hit over the head with the lamb leg, killing him (it was frozen). And she acts as if nothing happened, cooking it in the oven, and calling the police about the murder. They search everywhere for the murder weapon, but haven't found it. then, one of the police officers tells her something is cooking in the oven.
She's "surprised" and runs to get it out. Then she asks the police to eat the lamb leg in the memory of her husbands hospitality. They eat it, talk about where the murder weapon is, saying it may be under their very noses. she giggles while they eat the murder weapon. And that was the story of "Lamb to The Slaughter"