A foster couple call Detectives Benson and Stabler to the scene of the crime when their ten-year-old adopted daughter disappears. It soon comes to light that she ran away to meet with a man named Erik Weber, whom she met on the internet and whom Benson and Stabler suspect of ulterior motives regarding the girl. Weber denies any wrongdoing, and also expresses romantic interest in Benson. However, as the investigation continues, the detectives realize that the girl's foster parents may be hiding something that could change the entire course of the case.
Episode number: 12x1 Airdate: Wednesday September 22nd, 2010
As the scene opens, a woman of indeterminate age appears, eyes wide,
to have drowned in a bathtub. The scene cuts to a child playing piano.
When we next see the submerged woman, her face is rising out of the