Title Sudden Death
Series The Closer
Season 4
Episode 7
Airdate August 25, 2008
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Written by Hunt Baldwin & John Coveny
Directed by Kevin Bacon
Previous episode Problem Child
Next episode Split Ends
Episode list Season 4
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The division becomes personally involved when Detective Sanchez's brother is shot to death in the street and Sanchez himself pulls out all the stops to find the killer.

The VictimEdit

  • Oscar Sanchez, Detective Sanchez's brother

The SuspectsEdit

  • "Puppet", Oscar's girlfriend's ex-boyfriend
  • Juan "Gooz" Guzman, convicted gangster
  • Tony Guzman, Juan's younger brother


Closing the CaseEdit

Brenda's StoryEdit

Guest CastEdit


Episode NotesEdit

  • Sanchez summons the police to First and Indiana. First and Indiana is the center of East Los Angeles, where Sanchez lives, but is not a residential intersection.


  • The motorcycle used by Sanchez in this episode is Raymond Cruz's own motorcycle. Cruz was born and raised in East Los Angeles. He is also literate in both Spanish and English.

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