Encouraged by Prentiss to visit Reid who has been asking for him, Rossi, who had his own personal reasons for not visiting earlier, stays behind as the rest of the team heads to New York City for their next case. That case is of Katie Hammond, missing now for five days, today her sixteenth birthday. The team is able to tie Katie's abduction back to two cold cases, the murder victim in both those cases and Katie who could be sisters based solely on their physical resemblance. While Katie does have parents who love her and thus has a supportive home life in that respect, the previous victims both led high risk lives, hence the reason their cases went cold. The previous victims were held for one week before they were murdered, their dead bodies posed in a public location, with their bodies having been drained of blood both pre- and post-mortem. Because of the time frame, the team knows they have to work fast as Katie, if still alive, only has a few more days before the unsub will kill ...
Did You Know?
[All trivia items for this title are spoilers.
Although ostensibly set in "Hell's Kitchen" (the West Side of Manhattan, NYC), when the team examines surveillance video of the suspect's van, the street signs in the background are the blue-on-white standard in Los Angeles. See more
What are you looking at?
Dr. Spencer Reid
I'm looking at a fisherman who cannot swim
Performed by Massive Attack
[Played after they caught the unsub] See more