Grissom and Sidle investigate the death of someone who was buried in a shallow grave in a park and covered in lye. The autopsy reveals that the victim was struck by a car in the last 72 hours and bled to death. There was no blood at the grave site, however. The accident is traced to a young lawyer who has just started as an associate with a major law firm. Stokes looks into the death of Stacy Warner who is found in the middle of the desert but is determined to have drowned. She was a an extreme sports enthusiast out on a challenging trek but she seemed ill-prepared for the route she took. Written by
Did You Know?
This episode is indeed very loosely based on the now notorious Chante Mallard case. This same incident also formed the basis for the Stuart Gordon
(2007). See more
When Catherine Willows talks about the ignition lock being punched out if it was stolen, it is not a Mercedes lock but one from a Volvo. See more
Dr. Al Robbins
You know, sometimes I'm glad I only deal with dead people.