Episode 318, "Thicker Than Blood"
Fri, Jul 10, 4|3c
SEASON 3, EPISODE 317 - In a case of mistaken diagnosis, an innocent man is wrongfully charged with killing his own baby. The show starts with this man going off to prison. He is lucky enough to be part of a prison van break. He takes off, and heads right back to his wife to plead with her to help prove his innocence. She believes him, and stands by him. SRU is called in when he holds the medical examiner who declared him the murderer hostage at the morgue. Ed gets in the middle of the hostage situation, and tried to talk this man out of taking his own life when it seems that all is lost. After SRU successfully gets him to lay down his weapon and surrender, evidence pops up that shows that the medical examiner was jumping to conclusions. The baby actually had meningitis which is what took her life.