And fears this devastating storyline will be replicated with his daughter have sent the rumour mill into overdrive.
Moments after witnessing the twist on-screen, a number of fans took to Twitter fearing the worst, with one saying: “@NCISLA that ending though! Ain’t Sam been through enough?!?? His wife killed, his son targetted and now his daughter was kidnapped!?
“Having kids in the NCIS word ain’t good! I knew she came back for a reason but dang, this!?! [angry emoji] #NCISLA.”
A second echoed: “@llcoolj I hope in the next episode, Sam is on top of that s**t. We don’t want Kam to be hurt or killed. #Ncisla I don’t want to wait almost a month for it though. Grr.”