Zack Addy expresses regret that it's the third case in a row he and Bones must handle without Special Agent Seeley Booth when they are called to the site of a crashed private jet which carried State Department staff and two Chinese cultural attachés (often a spy cover.) The FAA and NTSB classify the crash on a golf-course as an accident, but there is one charcoaled body more than on the passenger list, plus bone fragments of yet another person at the crash site, with cut marks consistent with amputation. Jeffersonian director Dr. Daniel Goodman accepts orders to concentrate only on identifying the sixth passenger; Bones insists to Booth the seventh man is the only possible murder victim. To the amazement of both, Jesse Kane, a reputed expert on missing persons and aspects of police work, approaches them, claiming the bone fragments are probably from his father, rich stockbroker Max Kane, whose disappearance five years earlier on the way to his cottage started Jesse's quest for such ... Written by
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This woodchipper case closely resembles that of Helle and Richard Craft. Richard Craft murdered his wife Helle in their bedroom, then froze her body in their icebox in the garage. He then replaced the carpet all over their house and took his dead wife's body to a nearby river. There he dismembered her body with a chainsaw and ran the parts through a woodchipper he rented. Doctor Henry Lee was the lead forensic scientist on the case. See more
In several scenes, Temperance has shorter straight hair. In others, her hair is longer and wavy/curly. The scenes take place over a few days and her hair could not have grown that much. See more
Dr. Temperance Brennan
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