During a kidnapping investigation, Dexter and Deborah and arrive at a crime scene where someone was cooked and eaten. DNA from the gnawed bones matches that of Tyler Spanos, another missing person. Deborah and Dexter arrest Victor Chapin, a young man with artificial fangs, but are forced to release him when a public defender shows up. Dexter then stalks and kills Chapin. Just before dying, Chapin admits to having taken part in eating Tyler.