Jenny's husband has an aneurysm at their son's swim competition. There is a black dog who licks him.
Three months later, she is in therapy, using self-help tapes, and taking medication.
Jenny is the new coroner at a crime scene. She meets Detective Donovan McAvoy, homicide, and detective Taylor Kim. There are two presumed suicides in juvie.
The kids were doing a play. Danielle was playing Juliet and Kevin was playing Romeo. Kevin's roommate Sneax has a seizure/overdose. Jenny saves him and does tests on the vomit.
Alison Trent gets Jenny through security to work with pathologist, Dr. Peterson. She thinks the abrasion on the heal of the girl is significant but he thinks she is a novice. Jenny fires Dr. Peterson for releasing the bodies without thoroughly examining them. She gets a sample by going to the funeral home and brings it back to have it tested.
Jenny and her son talk about teen suicide/his father's death. Jenny screams/cries/gets upset about her husband's gambling, which now means they will have to sell their house.
Footage from the prison is erased every two weeks, including from th time of the suicides.
Jenny goes to the home of a dead old woman. She meets Liam, who is doing some work there and he asks her out for a beer. She tells him about her husband and h tells her he killed people in Afghanistan. They hook up in the back of a truck.
Jenny and Det. McAvoy deduct that a guard was testing drugs on kids and covered up the overdose to make it look like suicide. They arrest the guard.
Jenny thinks she sees the black dog in her house.