In Memphis, Tennessee a man's body is found dumped in a field. Despite every effort, the case goes cold and the murderer remains a mystery. For six years the victim's father investigates the murder on his own, trying to find out who killed his son. When an unexpected tip leads to the arrest of a close friend of the victim, the victim's family worries that there is not enough evidence to put the murderer away for life. And the details of the brutal killing are finally revealed in court.