Silent Witness is a British crime thriller series focusing on a team of forensic pathology experts and their investigations into various crimes.
The team find unexpected connections between the death of a former US ambassador in a plane crash and the apparent suicide of a successful businessman.
The team discover a connection between the plane crash and a sinister online forum. Meanwhile, Matt is grieving for his friend, putting his relationship with Nikki under strain.
When the body of a missing teenager is found in a field near his village, Nikki and the Lyell team must determine whether the killer is a stranger or a local.
Investigating the murder of missing teenager Jason Forbes, Nikki and the Lyell team are pressured by police officers who are keen to secure a conviction.
The body of a woman is found on railway tracks in London, badly damaged from electrical burns. On the mortuary slab, the woman’s recent and historic injuries suggest years of abuse, likely within the home. It’s a difficult post-mortem for Nikki, as she is troubled by memories from her childhood.
When the team's search for Jenny's killer hits a wall, her friends at the women's refuge seek answers. Meanwhile, Thomas makes some friends in high places.
When a skeleton is found in concrete, the Lyell team must investigate a suspicious death dating back 20 years.
The Lyell team identify the concrete-encased remains as those of Derek Marshall, survived by his wife Sue and sister Ann. Clarissa traces payments to a cryogenics facility, leading to the discovery of another suspicious death. Lacking any proper documentation, the coroner orders a post-mortem into the cryogenically frozen body. How did they die, and why was the decision made to freeze them?
Thomas performs a post-mortem on a soldier who died in military training. His investigation takes a turn when he discovers traces of a possible nerve agent.
Jack is rushed to hospital after collapsing at the scene of a car crash. As he fights for his life, the team must identify the poison to save their friend.