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Switched at Birth star Vanessa Marano is heading to CSI for an episode, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Marano, 18, will play Samantha, a street gang groupie and the estranged daughter of an ex-con named Frank (Johnny Messner). In the episode, Frank sets out on a harrowing journey to find her.

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Marano's ABC Family co-star Katie LeClerc was also tapped for a guest-starring role on a CBS show this week. She'll stop by The Big Bang Theory in early October.

CSI returns to CBS on Wednesday, Sept. 21 at 10/9c.