Aaron 'Hotch' gets a visit from his brother Sean, who intends to abandon the plan to study law, like their late dad and Aaron. Five students aged 19 are found horribly murdered in a vacant house in Terra Mesa, New Mexico, unbound, skinned alive, one impaled alive: traditional Indian torture methods. The team quickly suspects it must be the collective work of a 'pack'. First they consider the local reservation policeman Benjamin Blackwood's son John, a teacher noted for Indian activism. His tracker skills on the murder site concludes it was not the work of real Indians, as no tribe practiced all these methods, he agrees to act as a consultant. As the killers were probably not Indian but wanted it to appear so, next suspects are the heavily armed ADU. They were founded by local businessman Roy Minton, mainly recruiting from construction, to fight the Indian land claims. A fingerprint belongs to a sixth student, Ingrid Greisen. Her parents say they didn't even know she was missing as she...
Did You Know?
Hotchner is visited by his brother Sean (Eric Johnson). When Hotchner mentions that there are law schools in New York that he can try those he mentions NY, Columbia, and Fordham. Fordham was the last name of the character Eric Johnson played on Smallville, Whitney Fordham. See more
During the profiling of the pack Elle Greenaway makes a reference to "the German Red Brigade". This is a mix up between the Italian Red Brigades and the German Red Army Faction. See more
Aaron "Hotch" Hotchner
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written by Doug Ingle
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