The possible evidence that was burning at sea has been recovered. Hardy is thrilled – it is a much needed breakthrough.
Olly investigates Jack Marshall, (the newsagent for whom Danny did a paper round, and his Sea Brigade Master), and turns up a suspicious former conviction. Hardy and Ellie interview Jack, who denies he had anything to do with Danny’s death.
The Latimers, distraught by the lack of press coverage, call Karen. She convinces them that she can make the story front-page news on the nationals – if she can get exclusive access to Beth. Hesitantly, they agree.
Maggie has uncovered that Susan Wright uses an alias, and she questions her about it. Susan tells Maggie to stop asking questions.
After dinner with Ellie and Joe, Hardy blacks out in his hotel room.