‘Law & Order: SVU’ Season 21, Episode 13: ‘Redemption in Her Corner’ Recap

by Jeremy Spirogis
Jamie Gray Hyder and Mariska Hargitay

Episode 13 of Law & Order: SVU entails a case that hits slightly too shut for Kat (Jamie Gray Hyder). Read on to study what occurred within the episode. There are spoilers forward for season 21 of SVU.

Captain Benson has a pleasant chat with an previous friend

Jamie Gray Hyder and Mariska Hargitay
Jamie Gray Hyder and Mariska Hargitay | Virginia Sherwood/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank through Getty Images

The episode begins with Captain Benson (Mariska Hargitay) video
chatting with Rafael Barba (Raúl Esparza). Fans will do not forget that Barba was
the ADA for the squad for a lot of years. He needs Benson a contented birthday
and guarantees to take her to dinner when he will get again into city. It was a candy
reunion and a great way to begin issues off.

Kat’s boxing match comes into play

Kat, the latest member of the SVU squad, has a boxing match and everybody guarantees to attend. Benson forgets and sadly can’t make it.

Kat goes to the fitness center the place her coach is. She sees a woman
come out of the room proper earlier than her and he or she notices Romeo, the coach,
adjusting his pants after. He insists he was fixing her dislocated shoulder,
however when Kat prompts Cammy, she doesn’t know what she’s speaking about at first.

During the match, Kat fights Esperanza (Manni L. Perez) and loses to her. Kat goes to speak with Benson the following day about her suspicions about Romeo and the entire state of affairs. Benson, after all, provides her some good recommendation: belief your intestine.

Kat talks with Cammy who says she is feeling advantageous. Her
grandmother comes residence and doesn’t know a factor a couple of supposed shoulder
damage. Benson asks her to talk together with her granddaughter about it.

Kat will get too near the case

Kat learns that her coach Romeo really set it up for her to lose the combat to Esperanza.

Eventually, Cammy and her grandmother come to see Benson and admit that Cammy has been sleeping with Romeo for 2 years. She says they’re in love.

The detectives go to speak with Romeo first earlier than anything. They arrive to search out Esperanza and Romeo combating it out. Esperanza knocks him to the ground and he hits his head on some stairs.

Esperanza tells them on the station that Romeo by no means touched
her inappropriately herself. Benson tells Kat she’s simply too near the case,
which doesn’t ever assist anybody.

Romeo dies within the hospital from issues simply after being arraigned. Carisi (Peter Scanavino) tells Kat that Esperanza wants a lawyer now. Esperanza insists she wasn’t abused, however witnesses overheard components of the dialog between them earlier than the combat.

Kat talks with Esperanza with out a lawyer in hopes of serving to her. Kat realizes that Esperanza’s father was abusing his daughter and that Romeo knew about it. Esperanza ultimately admits the abuse occurred.

The conclusion of episode 13

The detectives monitor down Graciella, who’s Esperanza’s sister.
She was additionally abused by their father, however she received’t testify except Esperanza
pays her.

Esperanza goes undercover on the jail in hopes of getting a confession out of her father. She finally ends up freaking out throughout the course of. She will get two years for the assault in trade. Her sister units up their father, who will get arrested and charged.

At the top of the episode, Esperanza and her sister are
reunited and hug it out.

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