Suspect 1: The postman
The man who runs the newsagents (a.k.a. Filch from "Harry Potter") tells DI Hardy that he saw Danny arguing with a postal carrier in the weeks before his death. Hardy and Miller investigate the postman, but he has an alibi for the night Danny went missing. Hardy wonders if the old man's vision was poor, causing him to misidentify the man Danny was fighting with.
Suspect 2: The phone installer
At the police station, extra phone lines are being installed. The man installing the lines sees a photo of Danny and tells Hardy and Miller that he's had a psychic message from Danny. He claims that Danny was put into a boat before he died.
Hardy doesn't believe the man, but the "psychic" also has a message for Hardy: "She forgives you about the pendant." Hardy won't explain what that statement means, but he reacts oddly after hearing it.
Suspect 3: Tom
Tom, Ellie Miller's son, acted very suspiciously in the premiere. Despite wiping his phone and hard drive last episode, he does little in Episode 2 that is suspicious, save for an angry outburst at a coffee shop.
Suspect 4: The cleaning lady
Hardy encounters the cleaning lady, who cleans a house near the cliffs where Danny's body was found. She acts suspiciously but agrees to give Hardy the keys to the house so the forensics team can check it over. Unbeknownst to Hardy, the woman has Danny's skateboard in her closet! Hardy has been looking for the skateboard, believing it will lead him to the killer.
Suspect 5: Mark Lattimer
Danny's mum, Beth, has a dark secret of her own (a pregnancy she hasn't told her husband about). But it's Mark Lattimer that the police are most interested in during Episode 2. Hardy finds CCTV footage that proves Mark lied about his whereabouts the night Danny disappeared.
While Hardy questions Mark, Miller discovers blood and two sets of fingerprints at the house near the cliffs. One set of prints belongs to Danny. The other belong to Mark!
It's probably too early in the season for the investigators to be closing in on the real killer, but Mark is clearly hiding something. Did Mark kill his own son, or is Mark's strange behavior a red herring?
"Broadchurch" airs on Wednesdays at 10 PM on BBC America.
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