Watch Gracepoint Online at Couchtuner . Detective Ellie Miller is upset when Emmett Carver is assigned as lead detective while she was on vacation. Carver’s first case is a cut barbed wire fence. Twelve-year-old Danny Solano goes missing, and his body is found at the base of cliffs overlooking the local beach. Beth Solano sees her son’s body on the beach and breaks down. Having known the Solanos for years, Ellie deals with her own personal struggles as well as the Solanos’. A crime scene officer says the crime scene was altered to look like an accident, and the pathologist says Danny was killed by blunt force trauma to the head.