Adam Sharpe must lead his team to unravel a string of gruesome murders in Bensen, a quant farming community in Colorado. The residents of Bensen, led by their charismatic mayor Aaron Schwimmer, attempt to close the case without FBI intervention. The Bensenites’ determination to catch the local serial killer they’ve dubbed “The Midnight Murderer” devolves into a deadly witch-hunt. Sharpe and his BAU team must step in to reinstate law and order. Unfortunately, the reveal of marital infidelity and the unraveling of Sharpe’s sanity threaten to both derail the Bensen investigation and Sharpe’s personal life.