Why Bones Really Killed Off Sweets In Season 10

In the Season 10 premiere of Bones, long-standing team member Lance Sweets (John Francis Daley) is beaten to death in a parking garage by an unknown assailant – a twist that many fans didn’t see coming. But what many audience members tuning in that night didn’t know was that there was a real-life reason behind Daley’s abrupt departure from the show. Here’s what happened to Sweets, Bones’ youthful FBI agent/psychologist.
Introduced early in season 3, Sweets was an FBI psychologist assigned to monitor Seeley Booth (David Boreanaz, post-Buffy) and Dr. Temperance “Bones” Brennan (Emily Deschanel) in the wake of concerns about their …