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Towards the end of No Country for Old Men, Anton Chigurh tracks down Carla Jean Moss. They are sitting in a room together and he gives her the option of heads or tails to decide her fate. Is there any definitive evidence that he killed/didn't kill her?

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what chapter does it happen where Carla jean dies? the book doesn't put the chapters . it is very confusing for me. –  user4876 May 15 '13 at 23:42

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Not 100% definitive, but I always thought that he did. Evidence that he kills her:

  1. Its explicitly stated that he does in the book
  2. The shot of him inspecting his boots on the way out implies that he is checking for blood
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I have not read the book, but I totally agree with the action of checking his boots for blood means that he did kill her. –  Evik James Nov 8 '12 at 15:47
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SPOILER In support of this answer (and bullet 2), remember after he kills Woody Harrelson's Character (a.k.a. Carson Wells), there is a camera shot of blood running towards his shoes. Anton is very mindful to keep his shoes clean; perhaps a bit of foreshadowing for the later scene. –  ray Nov 26 '12 at 5:27
    
I watched it again since. I forgot about him checking his boots the first time. awesome –  Travis Jan 25 '13 at 11:12

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