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In the novel Dead Man's Folly, Alfred Tucker is the husband of Mrs Tucker and the father of Marlene and Marilyn. He works as a farm labourer on the Paterson farm. Mrs Folliat tells Poirot that the Tuckers had always been tenants of the Nasse House estate. Alfred is described as "a stupid man but very nice."

Alfred is the first name Mrs Folliat used. Later, however, Mrs Tucker addresses her husband as "Jim" instead. Poirot met him when he called at the Tuckers. As Mrs Folliat described earlier, Mrs Tucker makes indeed sure that Mr Tucker take off his muddy boots before stepping into the "devastatingly clean" house. Tucker is described as a "large, red faced man with a pacific expression." When Mrs Tucker disparaged the capabilities of the police, what with policemen such as Bob Hoskins, Tucker responded that the police are all right. They also had their problems. The maniac (who killed his daughter) would not be so easy to find. He could "[l]ook the same as you and me".

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