The murder of Key West bookie Ben Hewitt (known for his intolerance of those who don't pay their debts) leads to the local authorities referring the matter to the Navy as the prime suspect is Petty Officer Russ Foyle, assigned to the local Naval Air Station. The apparent motive is a romantic triangle but appearances can be deceiving. Mac prosecutes, Harm defends, and PO Coates helps Mac. However, due to the small size of the NAS, after a number of challenges during voir dire, the court empanels five members of the jury, but runs out of potential jurors. The judge proposes to use PO Coates as the titular sixth juror. She is accepted and empaneled, and the trial proceeds. Meanwhile, back in D.C., Admiral Chegwidden's successor, Maj. Gen. Cresswell, hands Bud a stack of case files for review for appeal. Harm also seeks and gets help from Bud to break a code used in a piece of documentary evidence, which helps Harm figure out the shocking identity of the murderer and the motive. As a ...
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A LT., j.g. is referred to as lieutenant, just as a Lieutenant Commander is referred to as Commander. See more