Show: Criminal Minds
Title: Blood Hungry
Original Air Date: December 14, 2005
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* Gideon: The bitterest things shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone. – Harriet Beecher Stowe
*Hotch: You know Mary sometimes what we don’t do is every bit as powerful as what we do.
Synopsis: A little boy is practicing a song with a teacher on the piano. when they finish she has her son walk the boy home. She sits at the piano, continuing to play, but someone breaks in and kills her. At the BAU they go over the case. The woman is the second person murdered there. They analyze the two scenes. The unsub is a psychotic killer, he will kill until he is caught. They analyze the pianists crime scene. Elle is able to determine that Wally would have seen where someone was laying in wait. Elle talks to him. Wally describes him as tall, crazy looking and skinny. He didn’t say anything because the suspect asked him not to. Gideon analyses the rings left at the crime scene, but comes up empty. He has taken over Penelope’s office and she is not happy. Back at the Sheriff’s office they go over the most likely suspects. They arrest Domino. He admits to being in the driveway where he thought about stealing a car. He left and came back and someone was leaving. He had a black hood on. He did go in after and rob her, but did not commit the murder. The autopsy comes back. Her liver and stomach was removed. Gideon figures out that he’s taking the organs, he’s a cannibal. The team delivers the profile to the Sheriff’s office, explaining the condition and cannibalism. They find three more possible suspects and go to visit the first one. He didn’t do it. At Wally’s house he is singing for his grandma. The killer breaks in an attacks her. He steals the grandmother’s car. Wally is also missing. This time the killer took the grandmother’s heart. Per Gideon the three organs taken so far have all thought to be the seed of the soul. The dead woman’s husband goes back to the house. When he enters he finds a human stomach has been left in the foyer in tupperware. It could be remorse. Hotch thinks he might show up at a church as a result. A possible suspect shows up at a church where Elle and Morgan or staked out. He’s got an organ with him and is covered in blood. His name is Eddie Mays. Mrs. Mays comes in and signs off on meds for the son. He checked out a hospital a week ago and came home without telling anyone. His major in college was comparative religion. They check out the Mays home and smell bleach. The fridge is spotless but when they move it they find a blood ring under it. Eddie gets the medication. They try and question him, but he becomes extremely agitated. He starts repeating that he brought them an angel. A guard starts to scream for help. Eddie is trying to hang himself. Hotch lifts him to try and save him. They question Mrs. Mays again. The team conferences. Morgan points out that she drives a Cadillac and it has GPS. There is one location she goes to six times. Mrs. Mays gets driven to the spot she visited six times. Hotch tells her it’s in her best interest to help them find that little boy. He’s been found, locked in a shed wrapped in a blanket. Hotch and Mary have a conversation. Mrs. Mays is arrested.