The team investigates the 1983 murder of an openly gay man who had been extremely active in attempting to stop the spread of AIDS. This included likely burning down a bathhouse where gay men were transmitting the disease and threatening to out closeted homosexuals who did not agree to petition congress for a solution. The early investigation also discovers that he was estranged from his prominent father who had kicked him out of his brother's wedding for bringing his partner along to the reception. Written by
Did You Know?
Jeff Kern was murdered on April 22, 1983. See more
The victim Jeff Kern has two panels in the AIDS Memorial Quilt. However, panels are only for people who have died of AIDS, not murder victims. See more
You Got Lucky
Written by Tom Petty
and Mike Campbell
Performed by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers See more