Law & Order: Season 12, Episode 19

Slaughter (10 Apr. 2002)

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An activist college student is killed for investigating a meat packing plant. McCoy later uncovers a connection between the plant and five E. coli deaths at a fast food chain.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Bill Talbot
Stephen Bogardus ...
Jim Dittmar
Mr. Hutchins
Jesse Doran ...
Arthur King
David Lenthall ...
Mike Bledsoe
Jimmy Gaines
Jon Krupp ...
Kevin Roth


A student activist is found stabbed to death. The investigation leads them to a meat packing plant. At first, they think he was looking into if they were improperly preparing their meat making susceptible to the E.coli bacteria. But they later learn he was also looking into the fact that they provided a fast food company with infected meat which led to the death of 5 children. Upon learning this Lewin tells McCoy she wants him to prosecute the company. Written by

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