Walter Sumner, 44-year-old owner of a Chicago trading firm, reluctantly takes his place at the head of the family table when his mother dies suddenly of a heart attack. When he attempts to post her date of death on the family’s GenealoG webpage he finds that her d.o.d. is already there. Walter does further research and discovers that his mother’s d.o.d. was posted before her death.
As the primary heir to his mother’s estate the police consider Walter the prime suspect. Then his wife’s d.o.d. is posted. And Walt Sumner desperately hunts this ghostly stalker as the clock ticks down.