‘Law & Order: SVU’ season 16 spoilers: Story for Mariska Hargitay, cast in ‘Decaying Morality’

Benson -There are a series of new episodes of “Law & Order: SVU” that are going to be airing throughout the month of February, but we now have some of the first details about one that will be kicking the month off in “Decaying Morality.” This story does not necessarily have a big premise that will draw headlines, but there is a difficult case at the center of it that will challenge Benson, Rollins, and the rest of the team. Just trying to get enough evidence for an arrest will be a challenge on its own.

NBC this week released the official synopsis for the hour, and you can take a look at that right away below:

“Benson (Mariska Hargitay) and Rollins (Kelli Giddish) find a teenaged girl crying in the street, her clothes torn. Jenna Davis (guest star Haley Lu Richardson) says she was raped in a pizzeria bathroom by Jerome Jones (guest star Kamal Bolden). Jones has a criminal record as well as a pending lawsuit against the NYPD, but with little evidence to go on, the SVU releases him until an arrest can be made. With emotions running high, Jenna’s father (guest star Jamie McShane) takes the law into his own hands with a decision that will change their lives forever.”

If you are looking for specific character-related plotlines, we know that there are many of those coming up in the future. For example, the episode airing Wednesday will be key to Nick Amaro’s future, and Ice-T has already teased that he will have some time in the spotlight soon enough and anytime we have more Ice-T the happier we are.

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