Reid receives notification via anonymous email of the hidden whereabouts of Owen Quinn, an FBI agent with the Violent Crimes Apprehension Program (ViCAP) until he quit one year ago. He aspired to be part of the BAU, but broke protocol in a potential case, leading to he quitting to pursue the case on his own in his obsession on the issue. That case, the unsub who he coined the Strangler, had one known victim, although he believed there were others, he fitting missing persons into his victimology to support his theory, most of those missing persons who ended up being found and not potential victims of this supposed unsub. The many questions of the BAU, the answers to which would will help them solve the mystery of Quinn's situation, include: who the anonymous email sender is; what the email sender's motive is; and why the email sender chose Reid, who barely knows Quinn. Through questioning Quinn, Quinn's family (the case which led to the breakup of his marriage), and his ViCAP ...
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In the opening sequence, Reid and a team of agents search a building, finally stopping before room #299. The episode is actually the 299th in the series, with season 14 premiering with the 300th. See more
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Ok, we all want a profile that explains everything, wraps everything neatly, but we don't have that here. So, instead I'd like to hear everyone's best theories. We're gonna rebuild this case from the ground up