Brilliant and successful medical examiner Dr. Megan Hunt solves mysteries of the dead to find justice. However, she struggles applying the same rightfulness in her personal life dealing with divorce, an unforgiving daughter and a boss who is dating her ex.
The investigation into a fatal car crash reveals the seedy underbelly of a perfect-looking neighborhood.
Many suspects emerge after a rich tycoon's new, young wife is shot during a deer hunt; Kate and Megan's relationship takes a turn for the worse.
When a young nanny is run down by a car and killed, the 5-year-old child she was watching is kidnapped; an interrogation goes awry.
A man presumed dead who walks off Ethan's examination table leads the team to a shocking discovery.
After Peter rescues a young woman from a house fire, Megan discovers another person died inside; a veteran arson investigator (Terry Serpico) repeatedly challenges Megan.
When a champion equestrian is killed, Megan's daughter helps lead the team to a clue.
The team must determine a cause of death when a popular 17-year-old student is found dead after a rave with various unknown drugs in his system; Megan decides to start dating again.
When the completely bloodless body of a pharmaceutical rep is pulled from a river, the team works to find the original crime scene.
When a murder victim's body shows up in place of a medical-school cadaver during class, a star student helps Megan investigate.
Everyone is a suspect when a lottery winner is found murdered.
Megan investigates the death of a bride on her wedding day; Ethan has a crush on the new girl, but she is interested in someone else.
The team investigates the execution of an undercover cop at a truck stop.
An overzealous reporter (Marcia Gay Harden) makes the investigation of a murdered woman difficult by sensationalizing the case and the victim's mother (Rita Wilson) finds it all just too much to bear.
When the owner of a family-owned Italian restaurant turns up dead in a freezer, Dr. Hunt and her team take a closer look into family matters; Baker must face her own haunted past.
After a car accident reveals a dead body in the trunk, the team is led to another body, giving the team two cases to solve.
The parents of a seemingly perfect family are murdered; Curtis grapples with his new position; Megan's romantic life heats up.
A case of mistaken identity mars a case when two young girls are in a tragic car accident. The wrong girl may have been pronounced dead and the actual cause of death is in question.
Part 1 of 2. An act of terrorism unleashes an unknown virus that kills scores of people throughout the city. The Center for Disease Control takes over the investigation to determine what caused the outbreak and uncover who was responsible.
As more and more people fall ill and die, the team must figure out how to treat the virus and who is spreading it.
Megan comes face-to-face with a convicted serial killer she helped put away.