In a Salvadorian barrio, a routine car check finds a recently dug-up, decomposed pregnant Central American body in a Mara Muerte gang member's car-boot, with a crushed skull; nobody is talking to the police, a car shoots at Booth and Bones so the gang driver can make a run for it. Booth questions gang leader Miguel Villeda. Plant traces make them search the barrio's communal vegetable garden, where it was indeed buried, with another body. A rare flowering pond plant trace points to Senator Alan Corman, a known supporter of oppressive Central American right-wing regimes which use death-squads. His son Logan, a landscaping architecture student, recognizes the gang driver's robot photo as Jose Vargas, a nice family-man and irregular gardener. The second body is found buried near the senator's pond; it's a year old, a Hispanic sixty-ish male shot with a military-type weapon, like death squads prefer, but he survived that wound and is the Salvadoran woman's father as indicated by the same ...
Did You Know?
The Mara Muerte gang depicted is most likely based on the real-life gang Mara Salvatrucha. Mara Salvatrucha is an international gang, founded in California by and comprised primarily of Salvadorians. See more
Near the end, when the priest is reading the Lord's Prayer (in Spanish) at the funeral, there is a man behind Brennan wearing sunglasses and a hat. Any person wearing a hat during this situation, specially a religious Salvadorian, would take it off out of respect. See more
Special Agent Seeley Booth
My problem is that somebody shot at me - shot at me and my partner. Plus, you know, a bad guy got away. So I'm a little cranky about the whole thing.
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