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When a mother is put on trial for murdering her son, she is found innocent in the court of law, but not in the eyes of the public. Megan and the team are forced to set aside their personal feelings and get justice for the victim. Getting to the truth however, is more difficult then they expect, especially when an overzealous reporter does everything possible to sensationalize the case and the victim's mother finds it all just too much to bear.
The scene opens with Sheila Temple’s "Temple of Justice" telecasting the acquittal of Hillary Stone – a woman who was charged with killing her five-year old son. The next morning, construction workers discover a dead body at their site. Her face is barely visible, and it is sticking out of the earth because of the rain that dissipated the ground overnight, but no one has recognized her yet. After Detective Bud arrives with Peter and Megan, he wants to dig out the body, but Megan has a brush – they should be excavating, not digging. Not before long, Peter points out the dead woman is Hillary Stone. Bud reminds them she had killed her son – many noticed her dropping the sack in the river. However, to Megan, how Hillary died is what matters now. ..Read the full recap