After finding a dead baby in a plastic bag in the sewer, the detectives find the mother, also dead, in her nearby apartment. After talking to her doctor the detectives discover that the mother had planned to give her baby up for adoption and the adoptive parents were paying her doctor's bills. During the investigation they meet Casey Novak, the new A.D.A. Written by
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This episode is Diane Neal's first appearance as A.D.A. Casey Novak. See more
The entomologist claims that the blowfly larva on the dead baby were freshly laid, so the baby died not more than 3 hours before. Firstly flies lay eggs, not larva. And secondly, it takes anywhere from 12 to 24 hours for blow fly eggs to hatch into larva. See more
Dr. Archibald Newlands
I'm not a pedophile.
Detective Elliot Stabler
Yeah, you are. You're just a well-read one.
References Law & Order