A veteran detective (Jeanne Tripplehorn) must face the errors of a past case when the woman she convicted of murder is exonerated after 10 years in prison. Our heroine struggles to keep the trust of her department as a series of grisly murders rock her decaying South Carolina town, which puts her at odds with her ambitious partner (Ray McKinnon) and the department at large. Exeter was created by Ronnie Gunter, written by Ronnie Gunter and George Ducker, and stars Jeanne Tripplehorn and Ray McKinnon.
Colleen and Pruitt set a trap for the killer with the help of Aaron, which doesn’t go as planned. Colleen worries about the fallout for Leland once the truth finally comes out, and they try to move on.
After the events on the bridge, Colleen suspects Lucy might be involved in her father's death. The detectives interrogate Aaron again and finally discover the truth about what happened to Robin & Billy.
Picking up where season one left off, Detective Colleen Clayton (Jeanne Tripplehorn) and her partner Pruitt (Ray McKinnon) follow a trail of confessions that lead them back to Exeter’s most infamous unsolved crime: The brutal murder of two teenage lovers.