Reunion's Alexa Davalos, Sean Faris and Will Estes
fans looking for some semblance of closure from Fox's recently axed drama might want to look elsewhere. Despite a week of brainstorming, show execs have concluded it simply is not possible to wrap up the central murder mystery nine "years" sooner than planned. Executive producer
explains in a statement, "Because the events of Samantha's murder are partially reliant on characters we haven't yet met and events we haven't yet seen there is no way to solve the mystery of her murder without being able to complete the full arc of our story through the present day. I greatly regret that this question along with many others that the series has posed will remain unsolved, and I am deeply grateful for the support of viewers who share this regret."
's 13th and now final episode airs Feb. 2.