The pathologists investigate when a military helicopter crashes into a refugee detention center. Harry and Nikki actually witnessed the crash and were first on the scene but the case is complex since the center was Ministry of Defense property leased to the Home Office. The team is shocked at the conditions they find in the center and Harry, who has a close friend in the RAF, is shaken when a government Minister attributes the accident to pilot error.
Following a court appearance for drunk driving, Leo is required to perform unpaid work as a punishment, assisting AJ, a community worker on a run-down,largely black-occupied housing estate in South London. AJ is hoping to divert boys away from crime by encouraging them to do sports, and, though initially dismissive of Leo as a white intruder, comes to respect him after he has s...
A private jet crashes mingtian6.com into woodland outside London. Among the passengers is a former U.S. Ambassador. Thomas investigates the apparent suicide of a successful businessman, finding unexpected connections to the plane crash.
Answering Fire - In a suspected terrorist attack on a London hotel a government minister is killed. As Sam and the team investigate the case, old friends and government officials soon muddy the water.Fatal Error - When two brothers are found dead in a police cell, Sam and Leo find themselves on opposing sides of an Old Bailey court case – then a 13-year old murder resurfaces, questioning Sam’s findings…Running on Empty - When a young woman falls to her death, the police believe she took her own life. When Sam, Leo and Harry are called in, their investigations soon unravel a tragic story.Beyond Guilt - As Sam investigates a brutal murder, she is also asked to investigate a professor linked to the case and discovers the case is a lot more complicated than first appearances suggested.
A Time to Heal -The team is called out to Northern Ireland to investigate the bodies of two men killed by paramilitaries twenty years ago. For Sam, it is a case that is soon to turn personal… Death by Water - Tensions are running high in the ‘leaderless’ team as Leo and Harry clash over an investigation into an outbreak of breathing difficulties among children on the South Coast. Nowhere Fast - When members of a race horse owning syndicate are killed in a helicopter crash, Leo and Harry investigate – and an unexpected new face at the mortuary lends a helping hand. Body 21 - Approached by a group of survivors from a recent train crash, the team investigate the wreckage and a new mystery – the identity of the unidentified body 21.
The team is shocked when Leo Dalton's wife and daughter are killed when a fancy sports car careens out of control and smashes into a café. The police are puzzled by the cause of the crash but believe the driver may have been involved in a identity theft ring when they find several several passports and ID cards in the vehicle. Meanwhile, Nikki must perform urgent autopsies on two bodies found floating in the river.
When a boat carrying illegal passengers is found crashed in the Thames, the team investigate.
This year Silent Witness celebrates its 20th anniversary with five explosive stories that take the show into new and uncharted territories as well as delving into the murky depths of city life. Five contemporary thrillers that start amongst the familiar landscapes of London and end up in the dusty scrubland of Mexico.
As Leo's replacement Thomas Chamberlain arrives Nikki investigates the murders of Rachel Freedman, shot in the head, and her little autistic son Nathan, who was poisoned. Nikki rejects policewoman Anne Burchett's theory that Rachel killed them both but is perturbed when an impostor, claiming to be Rachel's sister, visits the morgue. At the same time the disfigured corpse of Eva Liron is discovered, killed with the same poison as Nathan. She had been the nanny to French hot shot footballer Isaac Dreyfus and was planning to blackmail him over a sex tape of them both. Jewish Isaac is a controversial figure due to his anti-Muslim sentiments but he denies ant part in the murders. Then another victim, Isaac's agent Mousa, is discovered dead.
Thomas and Jack are surprised to see Nikki back at The Lyell, the disappearance of her friend Sally forces her to face her back after her harrowing experience in Mexico.