EXT. LARSON DECK AND BACK YARD - LATER
There is a table and chairs set up on the deck where the David and Kyle, Stuart, and his assistant Nathan listen to the DOCTOR DAVID DOCTOR KYLE DAVID KYLE STUART
adults are eating. there are two picnic tables on the lawn
for the children, who are eating lunch. the phone rings
inside, and David gets up to answer it. He returns shortly.
I have to go, Em. Something has
come up in the case. Kyle will have to
come too, Judy. I'll call if we're going
to be late getting home.
David kisses Emily, then walks over to Kyle at the barbeque.
They speak for a few moments, then leave together.
INT. CRIME INVESTIGATION LAB - DAY.
doctor who has performed the autopsies on the victims.
The victims were burned beyond
recognition, so the dentification
Officers just put everything in the
vicinity of each body into the body
bags. It wasn't noticed that the hands
of all three vivtims were bound
by fencing wire.There were also burnt
embers of a wooden post embedded
in each of their backs.
So what you're saying doctor, is that
these three men were wired to a post
in the barn when it burned down?
That's what it looks like. They weren't
all male though. One was female. It
was definitely murder. You say you
have a suspect in custody?
We do, but he claims that he was just
burning some brush on his property,
and it got out of control because of
a strong wind that had blown in from
the West, and burned his neighbour's
The suspect, Simon Humes later
admitted that there was a legal
dispute between the two neighbours
over water rights of a stream that runs
through both properties. He claims he
couldn't save the field because the
neighbour had blocked off the stream.
Well, Humes could be charged with
more than arson. Unless we can prove
that they were already dead when they
burned, he'll be charged with murder too.
Well, there's nothing more we can do
here, we'll do some more investigating
in the morning. Are you staying, Stuart?
No, I guess I'll head home too. The
night shift will be working on identifying
the bodies. I'll see what they've come
up with, in the morning.
There is a table and chairs set up on the deck where the
David and Kyle, Stuart, and his assistant Nathan listen to the