A serial killer strikes Sugar Grove, Virginia. The official investigation, conducted by Sheriff Deputy Benjamin Clarkson, has no serious lead to date. As the number of victims increases rapidly, Richmonds TV channel KRCB sends to town her rising and ambitious journalist Melissa Crawford. Her investigation will lead her to meet a lonely farmer, Gil Perry, and his scary mute brother Earl. Despite the efforts of the local authorities to keep her in the dark, she quickly discovers the troubled past of the two brothers, and her overall investigation makes waves within the local community. As the murders continue and the victims pile up, the journalist figures there is more to this situation than the serial killer : this town may be hiding a darker, long kept secret. Everything leading her to these two brothers and their barn. Dealing with reluctant people, she will keep digging for the truth, and she will force herself into the barn, putting her life on the line for what she discovers.