A priest whom Elliot knows asks him to talk to a man he's been counseling who's about to die. Elliot sees him and goes to see the man's daughter whom the man wants to see but she hates him. She gives them money he sent her over the years and discover that they were stolen by a couple of bank robbers who were known as the Fedora Bandits. Elliot thinks he's one of them and thinks that's it. But the priest tells him there's more. He brings Olivia along and that's when they learn that he killed his partner because he was the actual father of his daughter because he was going to kill her. They also learn that the partner killed her mother and that someone else was convicted of the crime so they try to get him released but they need the man to say he didn't do it but he's already in the final stages. Written by
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This is episode may partially be based on former Canadian bank robber Edwin Alonzo Boyd, who also confessed to a murder shortly before dying. See more
Stabler walks into the squad room and asks Benson, "Did you run him through the system?" Benson replies, " Yeah, there's no priors under the name Judson Tierney but without fingerprints it could be an alias". Stabler, "How about background?" Benson, " yeah he owns a house in Rigo Park free and clear, he opened a locksmiths shop in 1971, he's worked there everyday since he got sick a year ago". Surely she means until he got sick a year ago. See more
[to Elliot Stabler
48 hours you solved twenty-one bank jobs, a murder, and a kidnap. What, you trying to make us look bad?