Criminal Minds: Season 5, Episode 19

Rite of Passage (14 Apr. 2010)

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The BAU team heads to Texas to track a serial killer targeting illegal immigrants attempting to make safe passage into the U.S..

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Sheriff Ruiz (as Marlene Forté)
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In the Mexican border town of Terlingua, Texas, three decapitated heads are found outside the sheriff's office. One of those heads was a recent death, while the other two were killed some time ago, although the decapitations themselves conducted recently. The BAU's initial thoughts are that it has to do with the border drug trade, or that because the more decomposed heads displayed now, the drug trade issue is a red herring for illegal immigration from Mexico. Indeed the three deaths are of John or Jane Doe's, fueling the BAU's speculation that they are illegal immigrants from Mexico. Believing the murders drug related, the deputy sheriffs in Terlingua arrest Omar Morales, head of one of the local drug cartels. Recently arrived Sheriff Ruiz on the other hand is certain Morales is not guilty of these murders, and that the deaths have to do with her knowledge of known illegal immigrants missing, the heads a sign for her to stop what has only been her limited investigation thus far. ... Written by Huggo

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Terlingua is described as having a large population. In fact, the population was less than 300 as of the 2000 census, and the entire population of the county was less than 9000 as of 2008. See more »

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Dr. Spencer Reid: Contrary to popular belief, decapitation is not that easy.
David Rossi: Hmm. You don't often hear "popular" and "decapitation" in the same sentence.
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