A burnt body on the dunes embroils the team in a long standing family feud with a connection to the hug of a young mother 13 years earlier. Mathias is convinced the young woman's hug holds the answers but Prosser isn't keen on Mathias delving into the past.
DCI Tom Mathias comes to Aberystwyth having abandoned his life in London. He's a brilliant but troubled man. Despite his faults he is an excellent detective, who knows that the key to solving the crime lies not in where you look for truth, but how you look. From the windswept sand dunes of the coastline to the badlands of the hinterland, Y Gwyll is a series of stories that are original and local, yet timeless and universal.
Hinterland - Series 2, Episode 8 Synopsis and Schedule