Mel Rodriguez is leaving CSI Vegas, Sara Amini is new with the Examiner.

CSI: Vegastwo new bodies are added to the morgue.

After the previous regular series Mel Rodriguezretired Chief Medical Examiner Hugo Ramirezfull story here), the CBS procedure was used by Sara Amini (The man of the future) to replace him with the show’s new dissecting boss, Sonya.

By the way, The wonderful Mrs. Maisel Vet Joel Johnstone also joins CSI: Vegas” the upcoming second season. He will play Jack, the medical examiner’s assistant (and Sonya’s older brother).

Both casts, which are duplicate species, are reported for the first time Deadline.

Rodriguez was one of two actors who dropped out CSI: Vegas after 1 season. Franchise Jorja Fox announced last January that she would don’t come back for season 2. In a message to fans on social media, the actress revealed that her decision to bow out before Season 2 was directly related to the previously announced departure of longtime lead William Petersen (whose original commitment lasted no longer than Season 1).

To help fill the void, CBS hired a former Fox employee CSI colleague Marg Helgenberger to reprise her OG role as Catherine for an unspecified number of Season 2 episodes. Lex Medlin (A Diva that knocks you off your feet) and Ariana Guerra (Helstrom, The Promised Land) is also joins the ensemble as new team members.

CSI: VegasThe second season premieres Thursday, September 29 at 10/9c on CBS.


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