A young prostitute's body is retrieved from Vancouver Harbour, and Sunny notes striking similarities to a string of previous deaths. A chance comment to Da Vinci leads him to re-open several cases, causing a further rift with his ex-wife Patricia, who did the original autopsies, and with his boss James Flynn, who ruled the deaths as accidental.Read More
When television news reporter Hope Martin (Lynda Boyd) breaks a story about mercy killing, Detectives Leary and Shannon start digging around for more details, and Da Vinci calls a Coroner's Inquest to force Martin to reveal her source. The issue of euthanasia is divisive and as the investigation proceeds Da Vinci finds himself at odds with the police and his superiors about the reality and the ethics of what happened. His elderly father's recent debilitating stroke further complicates his response.
Danny Leary is back in town, but the reunion with his older brother Mick is far from idyllic. It looks like he is hooked on drugs and, unbeknownst to Mick, hanging around with two hoods that turn up dead.Read More
Following a rash of fatal drug overdoses, Da Vinci learns that one of the dead addicts had an infant, who is missing. Manny, a police informer leads Leary, with new partner Angela Kosmo, to the woman's drug dealers. They arrest Todd and Sioux, and through them Larry discovers that the killer heroin came from a French-Canadian supplier who, along with his partner, was murdered, gang-execution style, just days previously.Read More
The Coroner's office investigates the cause of a devastating fire at a seniors' care facility that left most of the residents dead and an elderly man missing. Arson or accident may have caused the fire but while he investigates with Chief Fire Investigator Henry Whiteside, Da Vinci uncovers evidence of abuse at the home. The harsh realities of caring for the elderly are brought into sharp focus by his own mother's increasing inability to care for his father alone.
Mick's partner Kosmo and his brother Danny have struck up a friendship that has the potential for a romance. Danny's club looks like it might get off the ground, although his business partners appear to be mob-connected.Read More
When a young woman's dead body is dumped in an underground parking lot with no apparent signs of injury, Da Vinci and the police are intrigued. Patricia's autopsy turns up surprising answers and Da Vinci's investigation draws him into the world of S&M. Someone with a lot of power is trying to manipulate Chief Coroner James Flynn and Da Vinci into keeping the facts and the faces of those involved with Mistress Harriet hidden.Read More
When a street kid turns up dead on the dockside Leary is convinced that the young runaway was tortured to death by other kids and Sunny backs up his theory. The killing reminds Da Vinci of a tragedy in his past in which a police investigation proved fruitless. Determined not to let that happen in this case, Da Vinci pursues a suspect who may help him resolve whether police negligence was involved in the boy's death.Read More
A noisy house party ends in tragedy when a fifteen-year-old teenager is found shot dead. Initially it looks like another death in a recent spate of teen suicides in Vancouver. Rumors soon start circulating around her school that she didn't fire the gun. As the teenagers close ranks Da Vinci, Leary, and Kosmo find it difficult to piece together a clear picture of the unpopular girl. The school counselor describes Jodie as an intelligent, hard-working loner, and a talented writer, whose only close friend was her sensitive, highly intense boyfriend Peter Florick. Jodie's brother, who owned the handgun, had previously warned Peter away from his sister and even Peter's classmates think he killed the girl. Troubled by his own ignorance of his teenage daughter Gabriella's friends and feelings, Da Vinci initiates a thorough investigation.
The net tightens around Danny when a mobster's girlfriend, Summer, seems to be getting too close to Leon. It becomes suffocatingly tight when Leon confronts the undercover cop who has been tailing him.Read More
Da Vinci has fallen off the wagon in a big way with a drunken evening at the police bar, which he can't remember. A homeless man is critically injured in a hit-and-run accident in the alley behind the bar on the same night, and Da Vinci comes under suspicion. All the enemies he's made over his career come out of the woodwork, anxious to see him implicated in the crime. Da Vinci's current investigation involves the discovery of a buried skeleton found beneath the Burrard Street Bridge. As Da Vinci struggles to piece together what happened to the homeless man, he stumbles on surprising insights into the Burrard Bridge death.Read More
Patricia Da Vinci's career is on a high when she is asked to be a guest speaker at the prestigious Seattle Homicide Conference. Her presentation involves the recent case of the prostitute serial killer Charlie Josephs, who himself was found murdered. Her re-examination of the case leads to the discovery of several discrepancies and uncovers some new clues in Joseph's death, clues that seem to implicate the police.
Sioux, who is now a police informant for Kosmo, implicates Danny in the drug trade and Kosmo is forced to examine her feelings for him.Read More
Da Vinci, Leary, and Sunny are in Seattle attending an international Homicide Conference. A presentation by San Francisco-based FBI Special Agent Charlotte Turner turns up similar cases across the Pacific Northwest, and appears to include the death Da Vinci is currently working to solve. Turner comes to Vancouver and Da Vinci finds himself coordinating an investigation that has international implications. As more abductions/murders fit the pattern it seems that a couple, Dean and his wife Mona, are responsible. Joanna, a young woman who was abducted but managed to escape, leads Shannon and Leary back to the farmhouse where she was held and they arrest Dean. Mona, however, has managed to sneak across the border into the States and Da Vinci offers Danny a deal if he can find out where she is. Meanwhile Da Vinci finds himself struggling with the ethics of paying Dean for information about other victims.Read More
A fishing boat goes down in calm seas and three men with more than a century of experience die. Da Vinci, who is coping with his own grief, must navigate his way through the secrets of a grieving family, a stonewalling corporation and his own sympathies to find the truth.Read More
Da Vinci and Kosmo unravel the relationship between a young boxer and his mother's abusive boyfriend. Shannon and Leary pursue another cabbie murder. Patricia and Bobby Marlowe teach a group of medical students the nuances of crime scene investigation.Read More
Da Vinci leads the search for the body of a boy who fell into a river. Is there something more to the death than just a tragic accident? Kosmo investigates a man whose wife has disappeared. A doctor is shot on his way to a clinic. Shannon and Leary chase down his killer.Read More
A jockey is found dead in a stall at the race track. Da Vinci investigates. A former member of the Guatemalan secret police claims to be dying after being attacked at a bus stop. Pursuing the attacker, Leary confronts the harsh truth about the victim's past.Read More
Working with Shannon and Leary, Da Vinci investigates an apparent suicide in the woods of an ex-convict released on day parole. Patricia starts her new job as a professor at the university. Sunny finds some artifacts of interest in historic Chinatown. Detective Kosmo tries a new approach to an old unsolved case.Read More
Traffic Inspector Zack Mc Nab calls in Da Vinci to investigate a suspicious highway accident that's missing a driver. Shannon and Leary look into the murder of an elderly lady in a west end penthouse. Kosmo runs into a dead end with her prime suspect in the case of the missing prostitutes.Read More
Da Vinci uncovers some disturbing information about one of the commingled bodies. Meanwhile, Kosmo finds more evidence that a cop may be involved in a drug dealer's death and Rose continues to help Shannon and Leary in their search for a killer.Read More
Da Vinci investigates the death of man who fell off the roof of his apartment building while attempting to steal cable. Meanwhile Kosmo and Leary uncover a witness in the police beating of a young drug dealer. Later, Zack and Da Vinci uncover some startling news about the mayor.Read More
The Mayor & the new Police Chief stand in the way of Da Vinci and his on-going investigations of a hit-and-run and a police beating. Meanwhile, Kosmo is investigated by Internal Affairs and Shannon & Rose work the case of a mummified baby found in a dumpster.Read More
Da Vinci begins to suspect that a widespread conspiracy is protecting the Mayor in the hit-and-run investigation. Meanwhile, a murdered drug runner turns out to be a childhood friend of Leary's and Kosmo's relationship with Sue attracts the attention of Internal Affairs.Read More
While Da Vinci remains at odds with the Mayor and Police Chief he attracts attention from Ottawa. Meanwhile, Leary and Kosmo discover that a murdered drug runner was under police surveillance and Shannon's reaction to a personal loss puts his job in jeopardy.Read More
Da Vinci is up to his eyeballs when the media learns of the mayor's involvement in the hit-and-run, at the same time the wife of a dead longshoreman insists her husband was killed by his co-workers. Meanwhile, Leary uncovers a possible Russian connection in the murder of his childhood friend.Read More
A decision from the Mayor and a fatality at the safe injection site bring Da Vinci's political future into focus. Meanwhile, despite being demoted to robbery, Kosmo is happy to learn the Crown is investigating Brian's policework, and Leary catches a break when a potential witness to Will's murder comes forward.Read More
Da Vinci gathers his political allies hoping to emerge as a front-runner for mayor. Meanwhile, Leary races to arrest Will's murderer before the DEA can slip him across the border, and a body in a burned-out car and an arson fire at Kosmo's house may be ominously connected.Read More