Cuban baseball promise Ario Pastano is killed by a landmine on a Miami beach. He was shipped in, illegally, by sports agent Walter Dunley, like surviving compatriot Jorge Zamareno. During the forensic investigation at Roberto Chavez's bar, Eric gallantly defends Carmen Henney, only to be slapped with malicious charges. Written by
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In the slow motion shots of the Cuban being hurled through the air by the landmine explosion (in the teaser), the victim's feet are perfectly in order. In later shots, they are torn off at the ankles, while exposition in the post-mortem sequence tells us the COD is supposed to have been one his feet bones driven into his lungs by the explosive force. See more
Detective Frank Tripp
[Tripp has inadvertently stepped on a land mine
Horatio, you should take cover.
Lieutenant Horatio Caine
I'm staying right here, Frank.