A Navy lieutenant, otherwise in perfect health, dies in his car while madly trying to reach an emergency room at a hospital; Gibbs and company investigate; Tony gladly volunteers to interview the victim's sister, who's an attractive reporter on a cable news network; when he and Ziva arrive, they find that someone has tossed her pad. The sister has disappeared. The vic worked on a classified program at the Navy Info-ops Center (NIOC); Tony has a contact at the NIOC, so Gibbs asks him to use it. A long-time friend of the siblings recently died, supposedly by accident; Gibbs comments on the "coincidences". Palmer finds a key piece of evidence with a sinister implication, and Ducky finds another one. Ziva says that Tony has become obsessed with the sister; he eventually finds her; with her help the gang put the puzzle together. Gibbs and Ziva bust the killer. Written by
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Special Agent Jethro Gibbs
When was the last time you saw her?
Margaret Allison Hart
Last week. She wanted to talk. She had... just broken up with her producer boyfriend. And if you want any more from me , you're going to have to ply me with liquor.