The police find the murderer that fled a crime scene as he is stuck up on a tree, hiding. They believe he's responsible for a series of rapes followed by death but they also believe he has an accomplice. They also realize that as he was hiding in his tree, Chris Dunlap only made one call. To his lawyer.
The lawyer, in exchange for the name of his accomplice, gets a nice deal for his client. They agree to the deal but when they learn of the identity of the accomplice, they realize they have been made and they might not be able to prosecute the accomplice.