The exact motive behind today's murders remains a mystery. Though there are plenty of clues.
(BBC 4; The World Tonight: Monday 19th March 2012)
It starts at 1:15.
Would you be so kind to tell me whether I've caught the part in bold correctly?
Yes, you have. If you're not sure, think to yourself what else you could have heard (i.e. are there any words that sound the same) and does what you think you've heard make sense.
[Not a teacher]