The remains of a small boy discovered in a wall by workmen are identified as those of Tommy Keegan, who disappeared twenty-five years earlier. A neighbour, Edward Connor, a suspected paedophile, was arrested then but released for lack of evidence. Brooks and Devlin believe that Julia Mortimer, who used to play with Tommy when they were children, is subconsciously suppressing her memories of the events of the time, and, under regression hypnosis, names her estranged father Vernon not only as the killer but as a paedophile himself who molested her too. The court trial leads to angry exchanges between Julia and her father. Which one is telling the truth? Written by
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Thomas Keegan was murdered on July 16, 1983. See more
[Brooks and Devlin have just finished interviewing retired Copper Jeff McFadden
'Okay, so we missed the corpse.' Okay, so you're probably the crappiest copper I've ever met.
He's just a product of his time, Matt.
What, there were no good detectives back then?
Oh yeah, you're talking to one. Like I keep telling you, I am special.