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Dead Woman Walking 

An environmental lawyer is poisoned with a radioactive isotope and has only one week left to help the CSI team find her murderer.


Jeannot Szwarc


Anthony E. Zuiker (created by), Ann Donahue (created by) | 3 more credits »




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
David Caruso ... Horatio Caine
Emily Procter ... Calleigh Duquesne
Adam Rodriguez ... Eric Delko
Khandi Alexander ... Alexx Woods
Rory Cochrane ... Tim Speedle
Karen Sillas ... Belle King
Adam Baldwin ... De Soto, Radiation Man #1
Michael Whaley ... Detective Bernstein
Eddie Jemison ... Parker Boyd
John Getz ... George Risher
Jeremy Roberts ... Sam Carver
Maria Rangel ... Belle's Office Worker (as Maria Teresa Rangel)
Rachel Singer ... Janet Carver
Greg Crooks Greg Crooks ... Carl Aspen
Stevie Johnson ... Radiation Man #2


Junkie and small thief Carl Aspen's corps is found on the street, beside a syringe but not killed by an OD. During the autopsy, Horatio has to strike the alarm on account of an extremely fast-spreading hand-wound which he realizes must stem from nuclear radiation. Luckily even Delko, who spend most time exposed while examining the cash loot, is all right. The unsuspecting robbery victim however is terminally contaminated. It's environmental lawsuits specialist Belle King. Her numerous enemies include George Risher's isotopes firm, but things are more complicated then they seem. Written by KGF Vissers

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


TV-14 | See all certifications »






Release Date:

10 February 2003 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

El Segundo, California, USA See more »

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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Stereo | Dolby Digital (Dolby 5.1)



Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


The plot to this episode is not dissimilar to the Dennis Quaid-Meg Ryan movie D.O.A. (1988). See more »


The half-life of Iodine 131 is 8.1 days. If the contents of the orange juice was enough to kill Belle in 5 days, in only 1-2 days after ingesting the lethal dose there would still be enough left on the orange juice to be considered extremely dangerous, and very easily detectable with radioactivity sensors. See more »


Lieutenant Horatio Caine: Hey.
Belle King: No silver jumpsuit, hmm? I guess that means I'm... I'm all better.
Lieutenant Horatio Caine: Well, um... you've actually ingested some isotopes. An isotope called Iodine-131.
Belle King: The stuff they use for cancer therapy?
Lieutenant Horatio Caine: Mm-hmm.
Belle King: But I haven't ingested anything. And even if I did ingest a little bit of Iodine-131, it wouldn't kill you.
Lieutenant Horatio Caine: Actually, you've ingested quite a bit of it.
Belle King: Well, how much?
Lieutenant Horatio Caine: It's my understanding that at these concentration levels...
Belle King: How much?
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