The police now have Mike Patterson in custody but he vehemently denies having anything to do with the death of the Harrises. DS Toolan thinks that Patterson is their man but Frost isn't so sure and believes the solution lies elsewhere. The dead man in the reservoir is identified as Reginald Molloy, a one-time resident of Denton. His mother returns to Denton to identify the body and hasn't a clue as to how or why her son would be there. They had moved away some 13 years ago after she witnessed a bank robbery and was required to give evidence in court. When Frost learns that Paul Harris' father was also a witness at the same trial he has the beginnings of the solution. Melanie Monkton, the daughter of the local gentry, is also missing and although under pressure to include her disappearance as part of the murder investigation, Frost thinks it's a completely separate case. Meanwhile, Frost's relationship with psychologist Pam Hartley seems to be going well though it does take an ... Written by
In this episode, Frost must deal with more duplicity and hidden agendas than normal as he tries to please a man who has it in for him. If such a character as Jack Frost actually existed, he would probably be asked to appear on "Sixty Minute." But no matter the results, he gets no respect from his superiors. He saves the lives of people, handles impossible crimes, etc. etc. etc. Of course, this is television, and on television people are only as good as what they have done lately. I can't get into the specifics, but there is a kidnapping, a series of murders, a pair of people incinerated, and a woman in danger for her life. This is a nicely done, complex story, up to the standards of this series.
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