By Natalie Abrams
Updated October 01, 2014 at 03:00 PM EDT
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Though Bones fans are heartbroken over the loss of Sweets, his death may ultimately help the Jeffersonian team uncover the big conspiracy.

Still reeling from the loss of their colleague, the team will continue to investigate the conspiracy, which dates back to J. Edgar Hoover, in a bid to find out who framed Booth for murder. They vow to put an end to the conspiracy in order to avenge Sweets’ death. Check out a sneak peek at what’s ahead:

Bones airs Thursdays at 8 p.m. ET on Fox.