Calleigh Duquesne is nearly killed, off duty, when a sports car nearly overruns her but crashes into a sports equipment shop after she fires at it: two dead including an innocent bystander, teacher Valerie Gaynor; one assailant can run on foot. Duquesne has a near-limit alcohol level and is internally neutralized pending the investigation by Rick Stetler. A blood stain in the car shows the fugitive is triple assault convict Pete Morton, whose Smith & Wesson was used to fire at Duquesne, he confesses; the driver is Mark Boyd. However autopsy shows Gaynor was previously internally decapitated. Stetler finds six drinks on Duquense's bar bill, four were actually ordered earlier by colleague Jake Berkeley. Paint traces on the teacher's shoulder match her Brickel High arts colleague Dave Keppling, who claims he just gave her a relaxing massage, her desk contains empty 'cheese' (a cheep heroin drug, which causes an OD at her school while Horatio is there) bags and a trespass complaint from ... Written by
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Delko refers to a visible print on the dumbbell handle as "latent", yet the print is clearly visible. Latent prints are, by definition, only barely visible at best, yet the print shown is very visible, and should be referred to as a patent print, not a latent one. See more
You couldn't provide a description of the suspect.
He was carrying a Smith and Wesson .459 wood-grain grip with an adjustable rear sight *at my head*, Rick!