"Purple Heart"
L&O, Episode 5.21
Production number: 69421
First aired: 4 May 1995
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Briscoe Denise Johnson Logan Purple Heart
Written By
William N. Fordes & Morgan Gendel

Directed By
Arthur W. Forney


The investigation of a cabbie's murder involves a loan shark, a check, a missing plumber and the victim's wife.


Main cast

Recurring cast

Guest cast


Background information and notes

  • This episode is based on the Anthony Riggs case.

Episode scene cards

1 2 3

Apartment Of
Denise Johnson
153 Lenox Avenue
Tuesday, March 21

Forensics Laboratory
Tuesday, March 21

Apartment Of
Charlie Kovac
527A W. 24th Street
Thursday, March 23

4 5 6

M.J. Imports
10th Avenue
Monday, March 27

Stoneridge Savings & Loan
15 Third Avenue
Wednesday, March 29

New York City
Dept. of Transportation
170 Worth Street
Monday, April 3

7 8 9

Supreme Court
Trial Part 25
Monday, April 24

Rikers Island
Correctional Facility
Friday, April 28

Supreme Court
Trial Part 25
Wednesday, May 11

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