Season 3 - CSI
CSI - Season 3
CSI - Season 3
CSI - Season 3
Tom Haviland, a famous actor, is on trial for the murder of a woman found dead in his hotel bed. Her throat is cruelly slit be a cork screwed. Evidence shows that there is another victim whose body is yet to be found. Haviland uses money to his advantage, hiring a famous lawyer who has her own TV show. He also hires Grissom's mentor, an ex-CSI, to observe the workings of the team. The defendant calls for a quick trial, during which the team members' personal problems are used in court to discredit their findings.
Catherine Willows processed evidence which helped placed John Mathers on death sentence for the rape and murder of a university student 15 years ago. Seconds, literally, before Mathers was to received his sentence, a call reaches the execution room to postpone the execution. Mathers, who has already received the lethal drug, is revived back. The defending attorney has asked for the 15-year-old evidence to be reprocessed using new technologies not available back then. Matters become more complicated when another murder, exactly like that of the university student, occurs on the university campus, prompting the detectives to believe that there is still a killer out on the loose.
The detectives are swamped with 3 cases tonight. Grissom, Sara, and Warrick work on a case of a dead boxer during a brutal fight. Foul play is suspected. Catherine investigates the shooting between two gangs. Nick, working solo, grudgingly works on an 'easy' case of a jewelry store robbery. All of these three cases are, coincidentally, related to the boxing match.
A taxi driver accidentally runs over a teenage boy. He is later brutally beaten by a gang who thinks he is running away. Grissom and Sara works on the case and finds that the boy was dead prior to being hit from a stab wound.
A hand is found jammed in a meat-grinding at a big facility. The rest of the body is in tiny pieces. Catherine manages to recover these by disassembling the grinder. Fingerprints reveal that the decease was a chef at a 5-star restaurant. Another case investigated by Sara and Nick involves an apparent suicide of a woman. The lack of hesitation cuts in the deceased left wrist leads Sara to believe that she was murdered.
An eye is recovered from the beak of a raven. Catherine, Sara, and Nick attempts to find the rest of the body and discover the deceased at the Las Vegas garbage dump. They bring the body, along with items found around it, back to the lab hoping to find who the woman was. Dr. Robbins and David begin a routine autopsy only to realize that the man isn't yet dead. They revive him but he later die in the hospital. Grissom and Warrick investigate the cause of his suspicious death.
A little girl dies in her bed when her house is bombarded with bullets from an automatic gun. Her father and brother are unharmed. Warrick knows the family and lets his emotions rule his objectivity by immediately assuming a suspect to be guilty. This leads to a tragic conclusion for the victim's father and the suspect. Nick works on the case of a dead computer geek in a sealed room with only one exit. His three employees who were working on the other side of the door are all suspects.
There is a 'peeping Tom' on the loose in Las Vegas. He has just committed his first breaking-and-entering which means that he is going to commit more serious crimes any time soon. This fear becomes true when he rapes a young woman. The team works against time before this criminal strikes again. Sara, working solo, re-opens a case involving an assistant DA's husband's death. Three years ago, they were shot in their own home. The bullet got stuck in her throat and she is finally having it removed. The bullet is the only evidence Sara has to find the truth.
Two male prostitutes are found dead, one in a night club and the other in his own home. They both worked for Lady Heather so Gil Grissom and Jim Brass pay another visit to her house. Catherine, while processing the house of the second victim, receives a phone call from her daughter Lindsay who is stuck in her dad's sinking car alone. Things get more complicated when Lindsay's father is later found dead from a bullet wound. Sara is given the case.
The police pursues a car driving recklessly before stopping. The driver, who has a wooden stake sticking out of his head, stumbles out before falling down dead. This site attracts quite a crowd before the coroner arrives and authorizes the body to be moved. Catherine and Warrick works on a kidnapping of Isaiah, the son of a very famous basketball player. There was a ransom note left at the hotel lobby asking for $5 million.
A really badly decomposed body of a man is found in a chemical waste barrel. The markings on the barrel indicates that it came from a warehouse, now used as an arena for specially-built remote-controlled robots to destroy each other.
A dentist is murdered in an art house movie theater showing black and white classics. The man is stabbed in the back of his head in the almost-empty cinema. Witnesses only identify the killer as a tall redhead. Across town, a 15-year-old boy is killed by a single bullet wound despite the hundreds of rounds scattered around him, which were fired in an abandoned warehouse.
Jim Brass asks Sara and Nick to re-investigate a case which was ruled as an accidental drowning when he sees how happy the once-grieving husband is with a new date and sports car. Meanwhile, Catherine and Grissom works to solve a case of a very famous comedian who fell during his act and died.
A horse stomps her trainer to death aboard a luxurious personal jet. The horse is then personally cared for by a vet in quarantine upon landing. Things begin to look much more suspicious and complex when the horse suddenly dies and the vet disappears. Another case involves the suicide of two teenagers in the middle of the desert.
A woman dies at a high school football field. She has been associated with a recently released prisoner. Greg's DNA lab explodes and evidence are destroyed in the fire. Warrick and Catherine are assigned to investigate the cause of the explosion.
A bank robbery results to the death of Detective Lockwood. No money were stolen. The only missing thing is one safety deposit box registered to a friend of Sam Braun. Catherine Willows decides to confront Sam about the incident which ultimately leads to the discovery that she is his daughter. Grissom finally decides to get surgery to correct his hearing.