Secrets and Lies Season 1 Recap: The Mother

By April Lara | 3 years ago
Secrets and Lies Season 1 Recap: The Mother
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The latest episode of “Secrets and Lies” Season 1, Episode 9 “The Mother” was definitely full of shockers and twists! So far, best episode yet. Read below for the full recap.

So, after Detective Cornell always tailing Ben and pointing fingers at him, she has finally come to the conclusion that it wasn’t Ben who killed Tom. So, just like a detective would do, she went back to the crime scene. She investigated once again while she waits for the results of the blood spatter report. When she got there, she found a toy tank under a tree a few yards away from Tom’s murder spot. She also brought with her a blood illuminator and inspected the crime scene once again. Ot dawned on her that Tom was brought there to drown him, but Tom didn’t like to swim. So he was hit by a flashlight on the head instead.

Cornell concluded that a woman killed Tom because water killing is a female thing.

Meanwhile, Nat and Abby came to Ben’s house to pick up some clothes. Abby said that their Uncle Michael told them that Jess is his girlfriend and he loves her. Ben confronted Michael about this. Michael quickly apologized and invited Ben to take the girls to the annual carnival night.

Oh, and Christy also admitted that the money found in the attic was given to her by Michael. It was because she was about to leave Ben before the whole Tom happened. She also has a boyfriend named Sam and has given Ben divorce papers to sign.

Abby was so happy that she will be going to the carnival with her dad until Ben brings Jess along. And when jJess started to get all sweet to Ben, Abby smashed her new phone on the ground and of course Cornell was there to witness the whole thing.

Cornell then went to Michael’s to interrogate Christy who was there with her boyfriend. He was the one she was with the night of Tom’s murder. During the interrogation he got uncomfortable and left. He did let slip that Christy left his house 30 minutes before she says she did.

Ben dropped off the girls at home and saw Cornell there. They didn’t bother much and he and Jess left. At Jess’ the two had sex and the next day, Jess was so happy with what happened that she suggested that they make a baby again, which shocked Ben.

Just when he was getting dressed, Ben found out a picture of Jess and Tom where Jess is wearing THE BLUE JACKET. He panicked and started rummaging around the house and found a lot of medications for Jess. He left the house and Googled the meds he found. He discovered that the meds are for Bipolar disorders and the other one, Risperidone, can cause violent and aggressive behavior if stopped. He went back to Jess’ place. She discovered an urn with a name “Jane Murphy” a baby who was only 6 months old when she died.

Jess found her and Ben accused her of killing Tom and the baby. Jess threw him out and told him that he doesn’t know what he’s talking about and he doesn’t know the feeling of losing a child. Ben then went to Jess’ sister’s house to ask about Jane Murphy and she said that the baby died of Sids.

And then the next shocker happened when Christy called Ben to say Abby is missing. Ben immediately went out the streets and screamed for Abby. Jess was standing in her house with an evil grin on her face and said, “You lost your daughter now. Feels horrible, doesn’t it?”

And to end this episode with the final shocker, the blood spatter results came and Conner said, “I was right. It was her. She killed Tom Murphy.”

Who is SHE?

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April Lara has a degree in Journalism and Professional Culinary Arts. She started a career in Journalism in 2009 and has been part of MNG since March 2015.