When a young woman is found beaten to death in her apartment, all evidence points to her boyfriend as the murderer. The case becomes increasingly complicated with the discovery that the young woman was actually a transgender man. Just as Kibre and Gaffney prepare to charge the boyfriend with murder, his father confesses to having committed the crime. The case rapidly becomes a tangled web of lies until an investigation reveals groundbreaking new evidence.
Did You Know?
While arguing with a superior officer on the phone Detective Ravell (Scott Cohen
) says that he doesn't care if he gets transferred to Staten Island, that he hears the grass is nice out there. This is a nod to Detective Mike Logan (Chris Noth
), who was transferred to the Staten Island precinct at the end of Law & Order: Pride
(1995) after punching a bigoted city councilmen who got away with murdering a fellow councilmen for being gay and pushing for gay rights. Logan was "exiled" on Staten Island for 10 years before being transferred to the Major Case Squad in Law & Order: Criminal Intent: Grow
(2005). See more
Luis Ramirez's attorney tells Kibre that he'll plead to second degree manslaughter if she recommends a sentence of 1-3 years in prison. Kibre counters with a sentence of 3-9 years. However neither of those sentences is possible with second degree manslaughter, it is a violent class C felony. New York law mandates that someone guilty of a violent class C felony spend a minimum of 3-1/2 years in prison, no less. The maximum sentence allowed for a class C felony is 15 years in prison. See more