Oak Tree Hills is a security monitored gated community located in Las Cruces, New Mexico. In the span of two months, three women have been strangled to death in their home in Oak Tree Hills, each successive murder being more brazen in that other household members were within closer proximity when the murder occurred. With the latest murder, security showed no non-residents on site, meaning that a resident is the unsub. Because the community is homogeneous, an unsub profile is somewhat meaningless. As such, Hotch and Rossi enlist the assistance of an FBI cadet, Agent Ashley Seaver, who may be able to shed some light from another perspective as she is the daughter of a serial killer who murdered twenty-five women before she reached age twenty. Hotch and Rossi make it clear to her that she is only acting as a consultant and is in no way to take action without the approval of someone on the team. Det. Felix Ruiz, the Las Cruces police detective assigned to the case who happens to also ...
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You can see Matthew Gray Gubler (Spencer Reid) breaking character as the team discusses no-shows. He walks to meet the team, shares a look with Rachel Nichols (Ashley Seaver), and then looks away, obviously holding back a laugh. Nichols' head turns slightly to face Hotch and you can see a smile on her face. See more
When the team regroups after the meeting in the community church, Dr. Reid walks up to the team with information. After his line, he looks at Seaver and they both break character and smirk at each other. Dr. Reid looks down and closes his mouth so he doesn't laugh. See more
This won't be easy, Ashley. It may trigger some extremely painful memories.
I appreciate the concern, but when your father kills 25 women before you're a teenager, painful memories don't need a trigger. They just are.
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