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Suspicion is the twelfth episode in NCIS Season 4 and also the eighty-second episode of the entire NCIS series.


A Marine intelligence officer is found dead in a hotel room in the small town of Edenvale, prompting NCIS to investigate. Unfortunately, when they arrive, the NCIS team discover that the Sheriff's Department have a suspect- an Iraqi national who had just moved to the town a few months earlier with the team also discovering that Edenvale is a town where prejudice and suspicion is common among the town's population.


Act One

Gibbs after Ziva's told him she's found evidence of a bomb factory inside a garage.

Act Two

Act Three

Act Four

Major Events

  • Abby reveals that when she was eleven years old, she had a paper round.
  • It's revealed that Gibbs brings his own coffee grind with him whenever he goes on overnighters.


  • The song playing when Abby test-fires the gun in her lab is VETO - You Are A Knife.


Series Regulars

Name Portrayed by Role
Leroy Jethro Gibbs Mark Harmon NCIS Special Agent in charge of the NCIS Major Case Response Team.
Anthony DiNozzo Junior Michael Weatherly Senior Special Agent and second-in-command of the NCIS Major Case Response Team.
Ziva David Cote de Pablo Mossad Liaison to the NCIS Major Case Response Team.
Abigail Sciuto Pauley Perrette Chief Forensic Specialist, NCIS.
Timothy McGee Sean Murray Junior Agent of the NCIS Major Case Response Team.
Jennifer Shepard Lauren Holly NCIS Director. Despite being credited, Holly does not appear in this episode.
Donald Mallard David McCallum Chief Medical Examiner, NCIS.

Recurring Cast

Name Portrayed by Role
Jeanne Benoit Scottie Thompson Tony's girlfriend.

Other Cast

Name Portrayed by Role
Bradley Raines Mark Derwin Marine Corps Intelligence Officer and Lieutenant Rihama Shaheen's immediate superior.
Tom Barrett Brian Howe (actor) Sheriff of Edenvale who assists the NCIS team in investigating Lieutenant Rihama Shaheen's murder.
Tyler Barrett Jon Curry Edenvale Sheriff's Deputy and also Tom's younger brother.
Ruby Rae Lynsey Bartilson Edenvale forensic scientist who processed the evidence at the crime scene where Lieutenant Rihama Shaheen's body was found.
Waseem al-Fulani Cas Anvar Iraqi resident of Edenvale and who was formerly Captain Waseem al-Fulani of the Iraqi Republican Guard. Received U.S. citizenship in exchange for highly valuable information on the Iraqi insurgency.
Daryl Hardy John Beasley (actor) Masoud's nosy neighbor.
Patrick Carmody Victor Raider-Wexler Guest at the hotel and also the man who found Marine Lieutenant Rihama Shaheen's remains.
Asad Al-Qutaji Dylan Ramsey Iraqi national.
Youssef Zidan Kunal Nayyar Iraqi national. Uncredited role.
Rihama Shaheen Necar Zadegan A First Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps and a Marine Corps Intelligence interpreter who is also the main murder victim. Uncredited role.
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