Booth and Brennan meet with the tight-lipped Mr. Turco and threaten to open a drug investigation against him if he doesn't talk. He breaks and reveals that he was actually hired because Warren Lynch was being blackmailed. Turco goes on saying that he negotiated the blackmailer down from one million to a quarter of a million dollars and paid them of just three days prior.
At the lab Cam shares her findings with Brennan in regards to skin samples taken from Lynch's burned body. She found traces of specific opium that had been circulating in the area recently.
Zack drags Brennan away to show her his latest investigative experiment involving a mock skeleton caked with Spam which is set ablaze to show how long the body should have burned for. Their test shows that there must have been another element involve with Lynch's burning because it lasted twice as long. Hodgins also pieced together the shards of the second type of glass he found to form six five-gallon jars, most likely filled with gasoline. Cam arrives to find this blazing Spam circus and lets the team know that all experiments must be authorized by her because she is in charge and wants full control.
Brennan and Booth have lunch and Booth gets a call from the FBI informing him that the man that killed Brennan's mother was just killed in prison. This shakes Brennan to the bone because he's the only man that had any connection to her mother.
Back on the case, Brennan and company surround the Angelator eyeing a composite that Angela put together from Warren Lynch's skull, although it doesn't resemble him in the least. It wasn't Lynch in the car.