When 4-year-old April Renee Tucker is found dead in her backyard, her parents tell the police that neighborhood dogs attacked and killed her, but the injuries on her body don't match their account of what happened.
When a man dies unexpectedly in the office of a noted California doctor, police begin what they think will be a routine investigation, but discoveries of false identities and insurance fraud raise questions about the doctor's role.
A killer wants to outwit the police and keep the identity of his victim secret so he removes the teeth; however, lab tests on the skull reveal not just the horrific nature of the murder, but the identity of the victim too.
When a young doctor is accused of sedating and sexually assaulting two of his female patients, DNA tests show him to be innocent, but the women persist with their claims; seven years later, a private investigation leads to a surprising discovery.
The pornography empire cultivated by brothers Artie and Jim Mitchell crumbles when one turns up dead and his brother confesses to shooting him; investigators question whether the shooting was premeditated.