What happened to Susie on “Rizzoli and Isles”? Her Sudden Disappearance Made the Audience Restless

One of the best crime drama series has been “Rizzoli & Isles.” Also, it’s an underrated series but its audiences still miss the show even after years of its end. The series first hit the screen in 2010 and ran for 7 seasons. The series had an interesting plot and its twists and turns hooked the audience.

The show was based on a novel by Tess Gerritsen and the story revolved around a detective, Jane Rizzoli, played by Angie Harmon, and a doctor, Maura Isles, portrayed by Sasha Alexander. Both of them teamed up to investigate different crimes.

In these 7 seasons, many other characters have also been introduced by the makers. One of the audience’s and even the makers’ favorite characters was Susie.

Susie’s Entry in the  “Rizzoli & Isles”

Susie garnered all the love on the show and even behind the camera from audiences and makers when she entered “Rizzoli & Isles” in Season 2. It was the episode named “Burning Down the House” when we first saw Susie.

She was a senior criminalist and became one of the most loved and important characters in the show. Susie was a very bubbly, optimistic girl who did her best in her job. She soon made her place in the team and developed some really good bonds with others.

Susie even started dating morgue technician Alex Simmons and they became one of the most loved couples on television. However, things took a turn when Susie suddenly disappeared in Season 6.

What happened to Susie on “Rizzoli and Isles”?

Susie died on “Rizzoli and Isles.” In episode 5, “Misconduct Game” of Season 6, Susie disappeared, leaving everyone wondering where she was but later they found out that she had died. At first, she was followed by a mysterious vehicle and she was feeling edgy all through the episode.

What happened to Susie on “Rizzoli and Isles”

How did Susie die?

Susie was blown in the head. She was going back home from her crime scene when she faced her death. During the initial days of the investigation, everyone found evidence that made them believe that the quirky, chirpy Susie had a dark side.

In Susie’s apartment, Rizzoli and Isles found a secret room where many criminal case files and lots of cash were found, which made them realize that Susie wasn’t what she looked like.

The Actual Truth Behind Susie’s Death

Later, Rizzoli and Isles dug up a little bit more and found that Susie was the victim because she was murdered by Samuel Langdon. Her murder was planned to defame the forensic department. Susie wasn’t the culprit but she was the victim.

Tina Huang Opens Up About Susie

In an interview, Tina Huang revealed that she knew that the character was going to die but she didn’t reveal her exit earlier because she didn’t want to spoil the drama for the audience.

She said it was pretty hard to say goodbye to the character, not only for her but also for the showmaker, Jan Nish.

She said that Nish was very close to the character and was quite sensitive about its departure.

Tina feels that it was necessary for her character, Susie, to die because it gave a new angle to the storyline and people could also feel the love everyone had for Susie.

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