While preoccupied with the shooting death of an elderly cancer patient, Da Vinci endures hostile cross-examination in a hearing involving the possible murder of a young woman.
When Native Peoples activist Tom Hill turns up shoeless and dead in the middle of a residential street, Da Vinci begins to suspect something more than a simple hit and run. Kosmo and Winston look into the death of a woman found in a dumpster.
In a "real-time" episode, the pressure mounts on Da Vinci, busy with a fatal collision involving two apparently stolen cars on the east side, and on Shannon and Leary, who pursue the killer of a convenience store clerk.
As Da Vinci scrutinizes a jockey's death, Leary takes on the case of a former police officer from Guatemala who claims he was stabbed and poisoned in a stealth attack at a bus stop. The investigation forces Leary to confront the man's dark past.
Trying to investigate the suspicious drowning of a five-year-old boy, Da Vinci faces resistance from the new, budget-conscious chief coroner. Shannon and Leary track down the shooter in a doctor's death, and Kosmo follows up a tip on a missing and possibly murdered woman.
Chick Savoy's forensic expertise proves crucial in two cases--Da Vinci's inquiry into a trunk shipped from the States carrying a woman's body, and Shannon and Leary's probe of a car fire that claimed the life of a professional pool player.
After a partially decomposed body turns up in a coffin in the back of a camper, Shannon and Leary follow the trail to a bounty hunter. Da Vinci attempts to determine whether a death at a construction site was an accident, negligence, or something else entirely.
The body of an OD victim dumped outside a hospital with dirt around his mouth leads Da Vinci to a meth operation. Meanwhile, the entire homicide team scrambles to catch the killer of an 11-month-old boy apparently abducted from his crib.
As Leary and Kosmo set up surveillance on a suspected wife-killer, Da Vinci deals with a very reluctant witness--a Good Samaritan tragically burned in a traffic accident involving the explosion of a propane truck.
A cabbie's death directs Shannon and Leary to a dance studio operated by the dead man's partner. Da Vinci and Kosmo unravel the complicated relationship shared by a young boxer, his mother, and her abusive boyfriend.
Second-guessed by a bereaved father and a private investigator at every step, Da Vinci examines the death of a young woman in a house fire. Meanwhile, Shannon and Leary locate a highly unreliable witness in the beating death of a 17-year-old squeegee kid.
Da Vinci struggles to close a legal loophole: can a convict serving a life sentence gain release after flat-lining in custody but being resuscitated? Shannon and Leary search for a missing boy after his mother dies from a drug-related assault.
While Shannon and Leary delve into the robbery and double murder of a Russian couple, Da Vinci relentlessly investigates the death of a homeless man found in the doorway of a newly gentrified Eastside apartment. Kosmo probes a dog walker's bizarre death by chopstick.
A psychiatric evaluation reveals that accountant and suspected murderer Larry Williams presents an imminent threat, but he gets out on bail. Da Vinci and police scour old files, solicit DNA from victims' relatives, and frantically collect other evidence before he can kill again.
Police find a prostitute bound and gagged in the back of a truck driven by a mild-mannered accountant--giving them a new suspect for Vancouver's hooker-stalking serial killer. At the same time, Shannon and Winston try to make sense of a mysterious electrocution.
While Shannon and Winston probe the shooting of a drug dealer, Kosmo and Leary investigate the death of a three-year-old boy. Although he supposedly died in a fall from a swing, the child shows signs of shaken baby syndrome.
Da Vinci's Inquest clip - starring Nicholas Campbell, Donnelly Rhodes, Venus Terzo, Ian Tracey, Sarah Strange, Alex Diakun.
Da Vinci's Inquest: Season 1 clip - starring Nicholas Campbell, Donnelly Rhodes, Venus Terzo, Ian Tracey, Sarah Strange, Alex Diakun.
Da Vinci's Inquest: Season 2 clip - starring Nicholas Campbell, Donnelly Rhodes, Venus Terzo, Ian Tracey, Sarah Strange, Alex Diakun.
Fans have dubbed it "Quincy with brains." Nicholas Campbell stars as charismatic, mercurial Vancouver coroner Dominic Da Vinci in this lavishly awarded Canadian series. Each episode blends contemporary social subjects with topical issues of law and order, all seen through the eyes of a man who can't resist a battle for justice.