The discovery of a second body devastates Jack, whose continuing interference in the case puts his job at risk as Thomas deliberates whether to hire Helen as a permanent replacement. The inspector working the murder investigation uncovers the teenager's relationship with a married man.moreless
A 15-year-old girl has been murdered. Jack has a prior association with the prime suspect so Thomas replaces him with another forensic scientist, Helen Ferguson. Jack nevertheless finds himself drawn into the investigation, bringing him into conflict with the rest of the team. The victim's best friend, consumed with grief, decides to take drastic action.moreless
The only witness to the murder of the dead girl has been killed, and the drug dealer is pressing her boyfriend to find the missing drugs. Jack, frustrated with interference by the SIO, uncovers a new line of enquiry.moreless
The body of a teenaged girl is discovered, her baby taken her womb. Detectives suspect the child's father, a married man, and task Nikki and Jack with finding the missing child. Thomas uncovers the dead girl's connections with drug dealers, one of whom is a suspect in the murder of a drugs squad officer.moreless
Nikki and Jack prioritise finding a young mother who has gone missing. Nikki suspects that city detectives have been involved in a cover-up over a murdered prostitute and her pimp.
Nikki and Jack are asked to assist the investigation into the murder of a lap dancer found in a remote forest. The discovery of further remains suggests that a serial killer is preying on young women.moreless
Thomas Chamberlain fights to protect the reputation of the Lyell Centre. Jack and Clarissa uncover the true identity of the latest murder victim.
Nikki provides expert testimony in the appeal hearing for a man convicted of the murder of two teenaged homosexuals six years before, but when she forms a relationship with one of the lawyers in the case her professionalism is questioned. Elsewhere, another young man is killed in a manner that suggests the same M.O. as the original murders.moreless
As detectives apply pressure on the Lyell Centre to come up with results, Nikki questions the motives behind the murders. The footballer implicated in the murder of the young woman fights to prove his innocence. Tom re-examines the scene of the murder of the mother and child and makes an important discovery.moreless
Forensic pathologist Dr Thomas Chamberlain is appointed head of the Lyell Centre, where he finds a team still reeling from the death of Leo Dalton. The team is asked to look into two cases: a mother and son murdered in their home and the disfigured body of a young woman.moreless