Mateo Cruz has just been introduced as the new section chief. A surprised J.J., who knows him, and Cruz seem not to want to divulge that they have a history. They don't even seem to want to let the team know that they know each other, which may be difficult to hide amongst a group of profilers. Cruz wants to accompany the team into the field on their next case, which takes them to Baltimore, Maryland, where a young John Doe was found stumbling around a warehouse district. Alive, he has ligature marks on his wrists, and drill marks in the corner of his eyes which they determine was a just performed lobotomy. He ends up paralyzed without the ability to speak, but his mental faculties seem to be in tact. Through what slow communication Morgan is able to do with him, Morgan learns that the unsub is white male that the victim did now know, and that there was a female victim as well, who is probably still captive. The team believes the unsub held him captive in one of the nearby warehouses,...
Did You Know?
Dr. Reid mentions Jeffrey Dahmer, a serial killer who raped, murdered, and dismembered 17 men in Milwaukee, WI from 1978 until his capture in 1991. He was also a cannibal (he cooked and consumed parts of some of his victims) and a necrophiliac. See more
When Anton reflects Dana in the car window, he says in German: "Glaubst du wirklich daß [sie] jetzt kommen werden?", which literally is: "Do you think that [they] now will come?", however he does not say the German word: "sie". See more
Dr. Spencer Reid
Lobotomies are considered to be the surgery of the soul. Doctors like Walter Freeman claimed they could cure a number of mental illnesses. He believed the procedure could relieve suffering.
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