Zack Addy expresses regret that it's the third case in a row he and Bones must handle without Special Agent Seeley Booth when they are called to the site of a crashed private jet which carried State Department staff and two Chinese cultural attachés (often a spy cover.) The FAA and NTSB classify the crash on a golf-course as an accident, but there is one charcoaled body more than on the passenger list, plus bone fragments of yet another person at the crash site, with cut marks consistent with amputation. Jeffersonian director Dr. Daniel Goodman accepts orders to concentrate only on identifying the sixth passenger; Bones insists to Booth the seventh man is the only possible murder victim. To the amazement of both, Jesse Kane, a reputed expert on missing persons and aspects of police work, approaches them, claiming the bone fragments are probably from his father, rich stockbroker Max Kane, whose disappearance five years earlier on the way to his cottage started Jesse's quest for such ... Written by
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This woodchipper case closely resembles that of Helle and Richard Craft. Richard Craft murdered his wife Helle in their bedroom, then froze her body in their icebox in the garage. He then replaced the carpet all over their house and took his dead wife's body to a nearby river. There he dismembered her body with a chainsaw and ran the parts through a woodchipper he rented. Doctor Henry Lee was the lead forensic scientist on the case. See more
When starting the wood chipper to feed the frozen pig through, the start button is pressed with an open palm. The start and stop buttons are together in a recess to avoid accidental hitting and would not be activated by an open palm. See more
Dr. Daniel Goodman
What's our next move?
Dr. Temperance Brennan
I suggest we try to match this reconstruction with escort ads - both internet and print - in the D.C. area.
Oh, I'll do that!
[Dr. Goodman glares at Zack
Wait, was that overly enthusiastic?