The BAU's latest case takes the team to San Francisco, California. For each of the last three years at the same time of the year, three homeless men have been found murdered in three consecutive days, after which the murders stop. Each is killed execution style but show signs of blunt force trauma prior to death. The first of the murdered homeless men this year has been found, meaning that the BAU expect two more over the next two days unless they can find the unsub. Although he has direct orders not to get involved by Strauss, Special Supervisory Agent Sam Cooper, a former BAU member who now heads his own hand picked team, asks Hotch for a favor: he wants his team in on the case as he has a theory. He has noticed that immediately after the three murders, a father and his teen-aged daughter have also been found murdered, which he feels is connected. He suspects there is currently a missing father and daughter which no one is looking for in connection to being ultimately murdered. ...
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The team is supposedly working in San Francisco, but during the nighttime surveillance scene, a large neon sign for the Rosslyn Hotel is clearly visible. The Rosslyn Hotel is in Los Angeles. See more
So, he gets abducted off the street, quietly enough, that there's no witnesses, but then he fights for his life, only let the unsub shoot him execution style?
Aaron 'Hotch' Hotchner
In other words: What the hell is he doing with them?
Shine a Light
Written by Dan Boeckner
Performed by Wolf Parade See more