The popular police drama returns. A local woman is murdered and Joe finds his professional judgement questioned. When village newcomer Viv Mackay announces that she is to marry local businessman Dominic Bellingham, nobody is more surprised than Dominic himself. Later that evening, Viv's son Scott bangs on Joe's door saying Viv has been killed. The chief suspect is the village simpleton, who had been stalking her - but things soon change when the murder weapon is found.