The team investigates the Dawes couple on death row in Florida State Penitentiary for thirteen (or more) murders on young blonde girls in 1985. A dozen girl's bodies were found buried under the sexual psychopath Jacob's garage after the police got an anonymous call. Sarah Jean Dawes (née Mason) 'the Ice Queen' only confessed killing her own two-year old son Riley, Jacob would have ordered her to kill him because he slowed down their flight. Sarah's mother Deb Mason claims she was a normal shy girl util she met Jacob, her late father was a strict soldier but hit his wife. Gideon concludes from a letter to her mother and an interview that Sarah Jean is physically innocent. She just blames herself for failing to stop Jacob and tipped the police herself. Jacob, who clearly craves notoriety, refuses to tell Aaron "Hotch" Hotchner or Jennifer "JJ" Jareau if there are more bodies. When told that Sarah got a stay of execution, Jacob spontaneously offers the location of their son's burial ... Written by
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The town of Keystone heights is within the appropriate driving distance of the prison for the time line to work. However, it's a small rural area, and houses like the one shown simply don't exist here. The closest town that would have a house that style is Fleming Island, another hour or more north east of the prison. See more
In the second scene, we see the crew traveling by car to Starke, FL. At the bottom of the screen we see the word "Florida" but there are mountains outside of the vehicle window. See more
I think you're innocent.
Sarah Jean Dawes
We are all guilty of something.
Criminal Minds (TV Show Intro / Main Song Theme) See more