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When Javier Gomez is found dead at UCLA, the detectives learn that protecting his sister Malia, a star soccer player, may have lead to his murder. After speaking with Malia and her boyfriend Eric Kenter, Winters and Jaruszalski are led on a path to uncover the suspect, only to discover the case taking a surprising turn. With the prosecution losing ground, DDA’s Morales and Price are faced with the difficult task of uncovering the truth.
The scene opens college aged kids playing a pick-up game of soccer. The girl in the group tells a guy that she needs to go and practice. He says goodbye to her. Later at practice, the girl impresses the coach. A teammate on the stands looks down and screams at a dead body. Detectives Rex Winters and TJ Jarusalski arrive on scene and look at the body of Javier Gomez. He was beaten to death. They go to Javier’s home and talk with his mother and father, Jorge. His mother says that Javier was there this morning. Jorge says that Javier worked day labor jobs. Rex sees a picture of a girl. They say that it is Malia, their daughter. She is a student for UCLA. They go to tell Malia about Javier and she tells them that she just saw him 2 days ago. Eric, Malia’s boyfriend, comes in and Eric says that Javier was great and tells he is from Brentwood. Rex sees a broken window...Read the full recap