Season 9, Episode 05 — “What Lies Tangled – Part 1”
When an idyllic Oxford summer’s day is torn asunder by a gruesome parcel bomb, Lewis and Hathaway are called in to investigate. The victim of the attack is eminent mathematician Adam Capstone, a genius in the field of ‘Knot Theory’. Notoriously known as a man of carnal appetites, Adam was married to Elizabeth, a chemistry professor, but had numerous affairs, mainly with young pretty students. As well as considering Elizabeth’s motives as the spurned wife, the team also investigate leads including a disgruntled student and the parents of a young woman who tragically committed suicide after her claims that Adam had raped her were not believed.