Title Dead Zone
Series Major Crimes
Season 5
Episode 10
Airdate August 29, 2016
Viewers 3.98 million
Written by Kendall Sherwood
Directed by Patrick Duffy
Previous episode Family Law
Next episode White Lies, Part 1
Episode list Season 5

While investigating a murder that has personal implications for Sanchez, the squad uncovers a much larger criminal operation. Meanwhile, Buzz comes face to face with someone that may have been present at his father's murder.

The VictimEdit

  • Ava Jarvis
    • Mother of Mark Jarvis
    • In witness protection for testifying against Dwight Darnell.
    • Shot multiple times in the face.

The SuspectsEdit

  • Henry Colson
    • Victim's boyfriend
    • Prior convictions for vandalism and assault
    • Part of a Neo-Nazi group, Zyklon Brotherhood.
  • Hart Colson
    • Henry's father
    • Part of a Neo-Nazi group, Zyklon Brotherhood.
    • Shot dead by Julio Sanchez in a shoot.out with the police.
  • Clint Colson
    • Henry's brother
    • No criminal record.
    • Part of a Neo-Nazi group, Zyklon Brotherhood.
    • Blew himself up rather than be captured.
  • Dwight Darnell
    • On trial for murdering eight adults and two children.
    • Was targeting mixed race couples in their homes.
    • Part of a Neo-Nazi group, Zyklon Brotherhood.


Closing the CaseEdit

Guest CastEdit

  • Joe Pacheco (Gene Hecht)
  • Jason Kravits (Deputy District Attorney Barry Rosen)



Episode NotesEdit


Episode MediaEdit

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