Emmett Connors was a KGB Illegal based in Virginia Beach, VA. He appeared to be happily married to Leanne, who said he was a "natural father" to their two children: Jared and AmeliaPhilip and Elizabeth discover Emmett, Leanne and Amelia murdered in their hotel room. ("Comrades") Their deaths provide a major story arc for the entire season.

Although Andrew Larrick is originally suspected of committing the murders, Jared later confesses that he responsible, having argued with his father over being allowed to join the KGB.