When a juror drops dead during the deliberation of an important murder trial that promises to put away a vicious Armenian mobster, the Priority Homicide Division is brought in to investigate. Once again Brenda must abandon her visiting mother, this time to the care of Lt. Provenza who seems all too happy to show Willie Ray a side of her daughter she has never seen. As Brenda uncovers evidence that causes a mistrial, members of the L.A.P.D., including one of her own team, question her motives. When Brenda focuses on the victim's personal life, the identity of the true killer is revealed in an interrogation that leaves even Brenda's mom speechless. But Brenda has another surprise for Willie Ray as she finally comes clean about her relationship with Fritz.