A man in custody at a mental hospital claims to have witnessed a rape in a break room. Despite the witness' shaky credibility the SVU begins an investigation, but the alleged victim, Gia Eskas, denies being assaulted. Detectives Benson and Rollins struggle to piece together what really happened to this young woman, especially when her aunt and mother say Gia has been repeatedly institutionalized, and has cried rape in the past. Written by
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Natasha Lyonne and Carrie Preston have both been nominated for a Guest Actress Emmy. Preston was nominated and won for her character of Elsbeth Tascioni on The Good Wife (2009) and Lyonne was nominated for her character of Nicky Nichols on Orange is the New Black (2013). See more
George produces a letter from Gia which is placed in an evidence bag. When Rollins shows it to Gia later it is no longer bagged. However, the copy that Rollins produces is clearly a photocopy of the original letter. See more
Detective Amanda Rollins
If Gia was raped, it's going to be hard as hell to make anyone to believe her.
Detective Olivia Benson
And that makes her the perfect target.
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