An El Paso private investigator, Johnny Cash, encouraged by Gloria, his receptionist, takes a charity case investigating the disappearance of a young woman in Juarez, Mexico. Hundreds of girls and young women have disappeared in the area after coming to work at maquiladoras - small factories; some corpses are found with missing body parts. Johnny and Gloria interview the missing woman's boss, look for her boyfriend, and talk to a co-worker. The cops are corrupt, so they are on their own. All leads take them to an isolated clinic. Will they be in time to find and save the missing woman?