Megan has a theory that Henry doesn't have Alzheimer's, but Maria puts the kibosh on doing any tests. This ticks off Peter, who tells Megan about contacting his birth father. He also gives her the scoop on his relationship with Dani. Regarding the case, Megan finds a chunk of food in the victim's mouth. This suggests he was eating when hit on the head. If the killer was holding his mouth to keep him quiet, bacteria tests may help with an ID.
After Henry accidentally overdoes on his meds, Megan determines that he truly doesn't have Alzheimer's. The hospital doctors agree. A spinal condition is what's causing his issues. It can be treated with a 45-minute procedure. Now Maria is all for doing whatever it takes to make her brother well again. As for the case, the bacteria test reveals that Anthony's wife, Karen, killed Joe in a fit of rage. Case closed.
Maria says goodbye to her husband and hello to her brother when Henry wakes up from his surgery. The procedure was a success. He's back to the man he was before. Henry tells his son that Sanella's was his dream. Anthony is free to follow his own. This case brought back memories for Megan about the days before her father passed away. Joe thanks her for not giving up on him. Megan responds, "It wasn't an option."