Brass urges Grissom for hastily examination of a corpse that is covered in fire ants, who made their nest in the casket and completely cleaned up bones. A black fly pupa case allows Grissom and Greg Sanders to establish an entomological time-line of about 19 months. Facial reconstruction from the skull for victim identification is extremely difficult, so he enlists the help of specialist 'artist' Teri Miller- it's stable boy Randy Traschell, Down syndrome, missing for 17 months from a horse ranch, which fits the dun beetle found in the skull. Geometrical extrapolation allows Nick Stokes to conclude a cheep spur was used; the broken-off tooth fits present stable-boy Enrique Vasquez, an illegal immigrant. Two symmetrical wounds in the corps fit - Catherine and Warwick examine a pornographic snuff movie, send to a studio, about a murdered porn star. Archie's triangulation identifies the abandoned Mandolin Tower hotel where it was made. The security guard admits having had paid sex with ...
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The case Catherine and Sara investigate is loosely based on a real-life case in which a doctor who worked with patients with terminal infections, injects HIV and Hepatitis C tainted blood into a nurse he is having an affair with, after telling him their affair was over, and investigators were able to genetically compare the viruses she had to the patients from the doctor had gotten the viruses. See more
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Performed by Badmarsh and Shri
Written by Antonio Straughn, Clive Bright, Aston Harvey, Ryan Smith, Michael W. Smith, Lincoln Minnot, Lincoln Minott, John Moore, Abdul Lafta, Jonathan Eric Sutter, Wes King, Clement Dodd and Matthew David Cantor See more