Along the ever-changing border of gentrifying Los Angeles, a teenage girl is found hanged at a construction site. Homicide detective Elouise "Lou" Norton's partner assumes it's a suicide. Lou isn't buying the easy explanation. For one thing, the site is owned by millionaire Napoleon Crase, the man who may have murdered Lou's sister thirty years ago. As Lou investigates she uncovers undeniable links between the two cases.