Having identified the skeleton found in the first episode, and uncovered a diary full of names and phone numbers, dedicated DCI Cassie Stuart (Nicola Walker) is determined to find out whodunnit, despite the crime being 39 years old. Missing since 1976, Jimmy Sullivan was the only son of Maureen (Frances Tomelty). Cassie travels to Liverpool to get a DNA sample from the grief-stricken woman, who never gave up hope that she would find out what happened to the boy after he went to London in search of work, and to escape his violent father. Cassie’s own emotional attachment to the case is emphasised by her feelings for her own two children, now grown and off at university.
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