The next number the machine dispenses is for Vanessa Watkins, a hard-nosed prosecuting attorney who, when Finch and Reese first meet her, has just reported her husband, Jeremy Watkins, missing from their yacht. While Vanessa has put away many a criminal over her storied career, Jeremy has let many go as a flashy and high-priced defense attorney. As her number came in after the report of him missing, they know Jeremy's presumed death is not the reason for the number, yet they don't know if Vanessa is the target or the perpetrator. They learn that the lead investigator on the case of Jeremy's death, Detective Cameron, is looking at her for her husband's murder as all evidence found thus far implicates her. Cameron's main problem?: he doesn't have a body, and thus needs Vanessa to confess to make a conviction stick, which she may or may not know. They will also learn that Cameron has a personal vendetta against her, which places a major obstacle in tracking her as she tries to elude ... Written by
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When Det. Lionel checks the forensic results on Vanessa Watkins in the police station, a typo appears in the results as TRACES OF CHECMICALS FOUND instead of chemicals. See more
We have a new number, Mr. Reese. Vanessa Watkins. Former prosecutor with the District Attorney's office. She's put away some of the city's worst violent offenders, rapists, murderers, drug traffickers. Married to Jeremy Watkins, the defense attorney.
A prosecutor married to a defense attorney?
Cats and dogs, Mr. Reese.