Castle and Beckett find themselves on opposite sides of the case when Castle's old school friend emerges as the prime suspect in his own wife's murder. As they work to solve the crime, Castle comes to realize that one of two terrible things must be true... Either Detective Beckett is about to arrest an innocent man for murder, or his old friend is a cold-blooded killer.
Episode number: 3x15 Production Number: 315 Airdate: Monday February 14th, 2011
The scene opens with two men coming back from playing basketball. They walk into the house and find a woman dead with nails from a nail gun in her face. Beckett, Esposito and Ryan arrive on scene and Esposito tells that he bets Castle would love to be where they are because it is a rich person home and they are usually freaky murders. They enter and Esposito illustrates his point. The victim is Vicky Westlake, wife of Damian, who found her body. She walks into another room to find that Castle is there already. She chastises him for not calling her about the murder and Castle tells that he just got there. He tells that Damian is an old friend of his and that he called him and told that he needs to talk. They talk to him and Castle blocks Beckett’s questions toward Damian. He tells that he didn’t kill his wife. He tells that Vicky had a fight with one of the contractors and told him that he was fired. He tells that he needs to contact Vicky’s ex-husband and kids. ..