Gruesome murders of young children are happening in the small town of River’s Edge, Georgia. The victims are schoolmates of nine year-old Dakota Jeffords. Dakota’s father, Jake, is the town Sheriff. Her uncle, Wyatt, is the town doctor, who also serves as the coroner. Jake and his deputies have yet to find a single clue. As the body count rises, so does Jake’s stress level. Wyatt, who is very close to his niece, becomes concerned about Jake’s angry outbursts directed at Dakota. When he confronts Jake, things turn deadly. Dakota discovers something quite disturbing in her father’s bedroom. Jake becomes convinced that one of his deputies is responsible for the murders. Dakota wants to tell what she thinks she knows, but she’s not sure she can identify the murderer. Her father accuses one of his deputies, but Dakota believes its someone else. Whos the killer?