The death of a young and beautiful new talent takes the CSI invesitgation back 50 years to solve the present day crime. Layla, a popular singer on a nationally televised talent show, is found dead outside an infamous Las Vegas nightclub that has been shut down since the owner's murder 50 years ago. Investigators find the victim has a dark secret to hide that could have ruined her career but forensics leads CSIs to a surprising conclusion. While trying to piece together the odd circumstances of the young woman's death, investigators find that the old man living in the nightclub, who was a suspect in Layla's death, may have an intriguing connection to the place in its hayday and a hand in the club owner's murder. Grissom delves back into his old life as a card shark to gets answers to the decades old crime.