Shannon Makely is the second Caucasian woman to be killed by vehicular homicide in Bend, Oregon in two weeks. The BAU know that it is the same person that killed both women and also that it is homicide since the driver backed over the victims after the initial impact. Both women were also killed along secluded stretches of road. With other information at hand, the BAU believe that the two victims were targeted rather than random killings. When a third vehicular homicide in Bend occurs, the BAU are initially confused as that murder occurred in what could have been a busy public parking lot, and the victim is male. However, other clues comes into light, which the BAU disseminates to the public. In watching these reports from the BAU, Gil Bonner believes he has information which could help the investigation, information he has been keeping secret for over a year. Meanwhile, Garcia is awaiting some information which could profoundly affect her personal life. Written by
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The UNSUB who runs his victims down with his car changes his bumper and license plate each time. We see him do this, and they are all Oregon plates. Later, when Rossi and Morgan find his discarded sets, they are California plates. See more
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"I'm not sure about automobiles. With all their speed forward, they may be a step backward in civilization." - Booth Tarkington.
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