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We don’t know yet; we’re working on identifying her now. ” “The grave hadn’t been disturbed,” Grissom said, “and the vault was still sealed tight when we did the exhumation…. ” “I understand why you’re here,” Black allowed. ” Brass leaned forward. ” “You seem quite sure,” Brass said. Black straightened. “Of course I am. I trust all our employees — we’re family, here. And none of them would do anything like this, and anyway…it’s just not possible. ” The mortician thought about it. “No — honestly, I can’t.
As Warrick walked in, David was adjusting the placement of the X-ray tube over Vivian Elliot’s remains. An X-ray had a multiplicity of uses where live bodies were concerned; and Warrick had seen such machines used even on dead bodies, to locate bullets or other foreign objects. But the CSI wasn’t sure he knew what David was up to, using the thing with the late Vivian Elliot…. “Hey,” Warrick said. “Hey,” David said. He smiled, glad for the living company apparently, and gestured. ” “Or not. ” “I’m coming, teacher,” Warrick said.
Where are you, anyway? ” “Well, business trumps favors.