A young family visits grandparents just outside of Salt Flats. They arrive only to discover the scene of a grisly murder. Jase tries to get any information he can from the son, Mr Ross. Clues send the lawmen out om horseback.
A neighbor, Chuck Whittaker, can be placed on the scene but does that mean he did it? Questionng other ranchers doesnâ€™t turn up anything else. What about the autopsy report? It would take a hard hitting, big mam to inflict the damage done to the Ross family.
New evidence comes in that could change the entire direction of the investigation. A man named Walsh is someone who has been taking advantage of the loss of a daughter who was killed in the war. Walsh told the Rosses that he was a service buddy, and when Mr Ross began to suspect a con, he and his wife were murdered. Now the chase is on to loacate Walsh, and put him behind bars.