Lieutenant Horatio Caine examines academically acclaimed Cultural Anthropology professor Adam Metzger whose corps is found wearing only shorts, hanged from a tree in KKK-lynching style with cult elements, such as a possible canine sacrifice. Wounds indicate some five hours of torture with thirteen different weapons. Weapons found in the professor's house were used to torture the dog to death. He was hated by parents and colleagues but loved by his thirteen students because of his controversial course on hatred, violence and pain, which included such guest speakers as a KKK leader and Columbian prison torturer Bardosa, whose machete-arm wound disabled him to commit a hanging. The blood found near the corps is Ned Sante's, a student who tells he was stripped by the other twelve as part of his involuntary mock lynching. Metzger also had an affair with student Ginny Taylor and left shredded notes. Meanwhile Eric Delko and Dr. Alexx Woods examine a decomposed corps in a car trunk fished ...
Did You Know?
[All trivia items for this title are spoilers.
The body of the John Doe drown victim is cremated before they even identify the body. This does not seem like normal police procedure. See more
References A Beautiful Mind