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The next morning, Jones inquires about the scratches on Oil Derrick's face. He tells Jones that he admitted to Naomi that he spread the rumor about the sex between her and Beau. Then Travis wanders in with the news that Naomi is dead. She committed suicide. Dun dun DUUUUUUNNN! It's all downhill from here, folks. At this point, I was going to give the movie a C. But the plot just gets worse and worse, and who knows how low we're going to end up going. Jones feels responsible, but Oil Derrick says that you can't make somebody kill herself, and that Naomi was "weak." Anybody allergic to herring, skip this paragraph. Travis takes a picture of Naomi in a glass frame and then cracks it with a hammer. Oooh. Suspicious. Suddenly, mysteriously, his "art" has more violent connotations to it than it did earlier in the movie. You know what might have made this subplot remotely believable? If there had ever been a scene where Naomi had ever actually met Travis and expressed some sort of disgust or contempt for him. The two of them have never even talked to each other. Much later, Oil Derrick is sleeping on a chair when there's a knock on the door. It's Edward James Olmos, poor guy. But, you know, the alimony is due. He introduces himself as Detective Curtis and says he's investigating the case of Steven and Todd, the upwardly mobile gay couple who bought and decorated this very loft, but then mysteriously disappeared just before these kids showed up. Actually, no, he's investigating the death of Naomi. Oil Derrick lets him in and offers him coffee. Curtis asks Oil Derrick if he saw Naomi last night. He said he didn't. Curtis says they talked to Beau, who says he saw Derrick enter the dorm building. Derrick points out that Beau's under investigation for raping Naomi. Curtis tells him that Naomi's death might possibly be considered a homicide, and asks about the scratches and bite. Derrick claims it was from his fight with Beau, because scratching and biting are common fight tactics for big dumb jocks. Give it up, grease monkey. Curtis tells Derrick he'll get back to him, and leaves without drinking any coffee. How rude! That night, Oil Derrick sneaks into the dorm building, up to Naomi's room. There's police tape, and Detective Curtis is inside with an officer, talking on a phone. The washing machine on the soundtrack is out of balance again. People, when you wash your sheets, circle them around the central post, don't just stick them in as a great big wad. That will stop that from happening. Derrick runs into Sheila in the hallway. She gives him a look. He leaves before the cops see him.