The scene is the Salkehatchie Swamp in South Carolina. Cyndi Cooper, a young GeeChee girl, tending Jeff Ireland’s Alzheimer stricken wife lets her escape into the swamp to die. Jeff tells Oats Schonfeld he wants revenge. Oats, head of the local Cobb Club and former KKK leader kills Cyndi. Deputy Sheriff Caley Givens, investigates and uncovers Oats' murder of two 1968 civil rights workers also.