The River Murders

Synopsis: While investigating a series of murders, a homicide detective becomes the prime suspect when the FBI uncovers his close personal ties to all the victims.
Director(s): Rich Cowan
Production: Image Entertainment
  3 wins & 2 nominations.
92 min

Here's your beer, Jack. Oh, thanks, Steve.

Hey, two nights in a row.

You must really enjoy the food here.

You know, the food is okay, but I

got a serious crush on the chef.

You really off for the weekend? Yeah.

Thought I'd take Mom and Dad

to that Italian restaurant by the river.

With this rain? The river might flood.

Yeah, it will give my dad something

to complain about.

Yeah, okay.

Tell your mom I will be up Thursday.

I have to visit with a couple

of wineries in the morning.

I will buy her lunch.

Okay. You going to be late tonight,

you think?

Maybe an hour. Can you wait?

Yeah, I was thinking

we'd take a nice romantic walk.

A romantic walk in the rain?

A romantic cab ride is all right.

Yeah, no. I think a walk will be

just perfect. Come here.

Your gun will get rusty.

Oh, you think so? Yeah.

You look very gorgeous tonight.

Uh-oh. I hate to tell you this,

but look who's arrived.

Hey, Jenny. Look at you.

I was supposed to go '70s dancing

with friends. I feel ridiculous.

No, you look fantastic.

Jack, they just found Sarah Richards' body

down by the river in Hillside Park.

Sarah Richards?

The one that works at the DA's office?

I spoke to Langley.

He's going to put Sotor and Lynch on it.

But I knew you'd want to know.

I got to do this.

- You had a thing with Sarah?

- Years ago.

I saw her the other day at the courthouse.

She asked about you.

You seem to have a lasting effect

on the women you have known.

She got married a few years ago.

She's got two kids.


Looks like sexual assault.

We found her clothing

down below in the hollow.

Then it looks like the body was placed here.

You found the clothes down there?


Neck's been broken.

Had to be a strong man.

She was in good shape.

Sarah was married, wasn't she?

Wedding ring is missing.

What is it, Jack?

Almost 12 years ago,

I dated Sarah for four months.

Last time we had sex

was right down there.

That makes me a suspect.


We got to do this by the book, Jack.

You two go to the station,

make a statement.

Do you want a lawyer?

Come on, f*ck you, Art.

See you two at the station.

Hey. Excuse me.

I am heading to Sandpoint.

What's the best way to the freeway?

Go that way down first.

You will see signs in about five blocks.

Be careful out there.

There's too much rain. Yeah.

Forty days and 40 nights.

Can I get you anything?

No, thanks.

Okay. Take care.

Coroner puts the time of death

between 6 a.m. and 9 a.m.

Yeah, well, I was here at 8.

I was sleeping before that.

Was Ana there?

No, she goes to the farmers' market at 5.

Hey, Jenny.

Jack, this is kind of hard for me,

but I got to put you on administrative

leave until we clear you.

I need your badge and gun.

I am going to go home.

We will have this cleared up

in the morning.

And Jack, I need you

to stay away from this case.

Hey. Hey.

What is it?

Oh, it's...

It's nothing. Tell me.

No, I will tell you in the morning.

So because Sarah's body

was in the same area that...

This is just too crazy.

This can't be really happening.

I know, but it is. I am sorry.

Honey, I need to tell you something.

What? It was at least a year

before you and I met.

No, Jack. That's not it.



It's nothing. No.

I got to go. Fish market.

You okay? Yeah.

I am going to go run. I love you.

They always return

to the scene of the crime.

Hey, hey, hey,

don't cross that tape line.

Check for enemies

that she made at the DA.

I called over there. They're sending

you a list of her convictions....

from the past three years.

What do you got here? Anything?

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