Richard Castle thinks a murder is a voodoo ritualistic murder when a silver coin is found in the mouth of an adult male murdered victim. When other deaths pop up including a young girl with a silver coin in her mouth, it's up to the team to find the connection. Written by
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First appearance of Castle's "Writer" Kevlar vest. See more
The top right Vévé in the initial shot of the Nigerian drug lord's lair is that of Maman Brigitte, a loa only worshipped in Haitian vodou (and some rather syncretistic versions of Catholicism). Since it has been stated earlier in this episode that the vodou ceremonies shown were "hardcore Nigerian", it would be more than unlikely to find someone adhering to the Nigerian branch of the religion using the symbol of a loa from Haitian vodou. See more
This ritual: I assume that it was done for a specific purpose?
That's only if you're assuming that the guy doing this was rational.
No, no. She's right. It might not make sense to you or me, but, uh, if you find out why he did this? We might find your killer.
[Esposito and Ryan look at each other, nodding and grinning about the new guy telling them their jobs
Yes. Kinda how we do it.
References Auntie Mame
Make You Crazy (feat. Femi Kuti)
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