Diagnosis Murder: Season 4, Episode 2

Murder Can Be Contagious (26 Sep. 1996)

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While surfing, Jesse finds a dying man on Venice beach; Mark knows the symptoms from Guatemala, 1953 as smallpox: fatal, highly contagious and successfully eradicated. The beach-house is ... See full summary »

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Norman Briggs (credit only)
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Attorney Clark Easton
Cindy Katz ...
Gayle Wentworth
Eric Menyuk ...
Peter
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Ray Dinino (as Wayne Péré)
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While surfing, Jesse finds a dying man on Venice beach; Mark knows the symptoms from Guatemala, 1953 as smallpox: fatal, highly contagious and successfully eradicated. The beach-house is quarantined, the beach cleared. An autopsy on victim Eddy, a thief, shows it's a man-made mutation with an 8 hours incubation period. In his backpack Jesse finds only jewelry, including B.A.L.-initialed cuff-links: robbed neighbor Brandon Lyndstrom, found murdered at his home, who was the CEO of biological research company Lyndscience; there VP Gayle Wentworth claims the virus could never have left the facility and invokes national security, but indeed all samples are missing from the safe. Jesse tells Mark, whose immunization is outdated, he admires how close he and Steve are, Jesse's dad is barely a rare postcard. Mark calls the FBI, which puts Special Agent Dunleavy in care together with Steve and 'informally' contacts the likely virus fence, Sebastian Dupré, who claims he 'must inquire'; filially ... Written by KGF Vissers

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