After a young woman, Justine, is found brutally murdered in a hotel and her body stashed away on a food service cart, evidence leads Detectives Cyrus Lupo and Kevin Bernard to a young medical school student. When a crafty lawyer, Ray Backlund , becomes involved, the detectives realize that it is going to take more than superficial evidence to put the murderer behind bars. This quickly becomes a case of mind over matter. Written by
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This episode is based on the Craigslist Killer who targeted escorts in hotel rooms in 2009. Like his fictional counterpart, he also was engaged. See more
In the opening scene, a digital clock shows the time to be 8:30 when the woman emerges from Penn Station. Fewer than four minutes later, the same digital clock reads 8:49. See more
Detective Kevin Bernard
Robbie, put the rat down!