When a ceramics artist is murdered, the killer's trademarks alert the team to a striking resemblance to those left on the body of another victim.
As the crime-solvers try to establish whether there was one perpetrator, Detective Victor Moran from Major Crimes arrives to claim the case, also informing them that there have been at least five other deaths of a similar nature, which have been logged on a database to which only he has access.
After both a false confession from one Stefan Henriquez and reports of another murder, Fin and Stabler uncover a connection between all of the victims – they had all lost baggage on recent holidays. Is there a link between one of the three suspected families and a courier company?
A woman reports her granddaughter missing, starting a frustrating investigation that leaves Benson and Stabler suspecting the girl's flighty mother.