It is a pink Mediterranean-style house located in Miami.
Miguel Prado shows up at Maria LaGuerta's house to draw information out of her about Ellen Wolf's murder investigation. They drink wine and Miguel begins to make advances on Maria, but Dexter Morgan knocks at the door, deliberately interrupting them. This infuriates Miguel.
As Miguel leaves Maria’s house, his wife arrives and catches them together. She assumes that Miguel and Maria are having an affair, and angrily tells Miguel that their marriage is over. She also mentions that Miguel wasn’t home “last Thursday” which was when Ellen was killed. When Miguel drives off, Maria notices that his car matches the one described by a witness.
Now that Maria is suspicious that Miguel murdered Ellen Wolf, she invites him back to her house for purpose. As they cook dinner together, she pretends to have forgotten an item in her car. She secretly takes Miguel’s keys to collect DNA evidence from his car. Later, when Miguel starts his car, he realizes that Maria had opened the back door of his SUV. Dexter watches from his own car, across the street.
Knowing that Maria is on to him, Miguel breaks into her house to kill her. She is not at home which enables Dexter to ambush Miguel with M99, and take him to a kill room.
Maria and Angel Batista are in her bedroom, about to become sexually involved. Thereafter, most nights Angel sleeps at her place.
Due to their romance, Maria and Angel are not allowed to work together in homicide. They must decide which is more important - their jobs or each other. As they lie on the bed, they agree to stop seeing each other.
After they are married, Angel asks where where they will live. They settle on Maria’s house (not shown).
Angel suspects that Maria is having an affair with Jim McCourt. When Maria arrives home late without calling, Angel is waiting in the bedroom. Maria gives him an excuse about having to work, and goes to take a shower. While she is in the bathroom, Angel checks her phone and reads a message from McCourt. It says for Maria to meet him the next day at Beach Inn Motel at 2 pm.
Long divorced from Angel, Maria is alone at home. She is looking through a list of Dade County Boat Registrations for Miami Metro employees, and notices Dexter’s name.
Maria’s house is decorated for Christmas.Thomas Matthews is there and they discuss whether James Doakes had a boat.
Debra Morgan sits in her car outside Maria's house, waiting for her to leave so that she can plant evidence in her garage.
Maria and Thomas Matthews search through boxes containing Bay Harbor Butcher Case evidence inside Maria’s garage. They find a tackle box (planted by Debra) that contains deep sea fishing lures and a key to a marine storage warehouse.
Dexter breaks into LaGuerta’s house and discovers the warrants to track the GPS whereabouts of him and Debra on the night of Travis Marshall's death. He decides that his only option to protect himself and Debra is to kill Maria.