In Allende del Sol, a Mexican factory and tourist town, the papers write about a serial killer. The government wants that theory squashed by the BAU profilers after the twelfth rape-murder in two years. The latest victim was 62-year old Lupe Trejo, whose son, Miguel, was arrested as a suspect. Gideon knows from a seminar the local police captain, Victor Navarro, who claims Mexican cultural emphasis on family and machismo won't permit Gideon's profiling method to work there. The Trejo murder site shows Gideon that Lupe discovered her son Miguel is a closet homosexual, unspeakable in the macho town. To save Miguel from being killed in prison, his sister Rosa claims Miguel's boyfriend, Roberto Gonzalez, was outside the house and noticed a social worker, either female or a cross-dresser. Atypically, the next victim, Isabella Santiago, is stabbed to death the following day. The team believes it's a rapist who became impotent, probably after being ridiculed by Milagros Villanueva a month ... Written by
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Despite her last name, Garcia is not very proficient with Spanish nor is she of Hispanic or Latino descent (she assumed her stepfather's surname as a child). See more
The BAU realizes that the serial killer and the serial rapist are the same person because the young women's middle names match the elderly women's last names; in other words, the unsub is killing the mothers of the women he raped. This naming system, however, is not used in Mexico. Under the Spanish naming custom that is actually followed, each woman should have two last names, the first being the first surname of their father, and the second being the first surname of their mother. See more
In my experience, evil is not a cultural phenomenon. It's a human one.
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