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
(at around 13 mins) Senator Corman says that his son is studying "landscape architecture at Georgetown". Georgetown University does not offer "landscape architecture" as a course of study. The closest school to Washington D.C. that does offer it would be the University of Maryland, College Park. See more
Special Agent Seeley Booth
Bones, let's pretend that I'm the cop for a second, okay?
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