Struggling single mother Sarah Muller owns a convenience store. She has stabbed high-priced lawyer Shawn Mitchell to death and stolen his wife Deana's purse. Sarah also broke into customer Derek Crane's car and stole his gloves. Angie catches Sarah trying to ditch a crowbar, used to break into the Mitchell house, into the river. Shawn was killed in a struggle with Sarah when she was trying to track down a $7 million lottery ticket sold at her store.