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‘Chicago P.D.’ Season 9 Spoilers: Haunting Episode 4 Ending Hints at Jay Halstead and Hailey Upton’s End

Fans of 'Chicago P.D.' Season 9 know trouble's ahead for Jay Halstead and Hailey Upton. In episode 4, conflict finally comes to a head -- and the end of the episode could spell doom for the couple's future. Here's what 'Chicago P.D. Season 9 spoilers explain.

Article Highlights:

  • Jay Halstead continues to ask Hailey Upton what’s wrong in Chicago P.D. Season 9 Episode 4
  • Chicago P.D. Season 9 spoilers: The end of the episode may hint toward trouble for the couple
  • Fans think Hank Voight purposely got Hailey Upton to shoot Roy in season 8

[Spoiler alert: Chicago P.D. Season 9 spoilers ahead regarding Jay Halstead and Hailey Upton’s relationship in episode 4.]

Jay Halstead holding on to Hailey Upton's shoulders in 'Chicago P.D.' Season 9. 'Chicago P.D. Season 9 spoilers show there's major tension between these two at the end of episode 4
Jay Halstead and Hailey Upton | Lori Allen/NBC

Fans watching Chicago P.D. Season 9 Episode 4 may anticipate a tragic end for Jay Halstead and Hailey Upton. So far in the season, Halstead remains wary of Upton, as she continues to show odd behavior following her marriage proposal. And, of course, Halstead doesn’t know about Upton and Hank Voight killing Roy. Now, Chicago P.D. Season 9 spoilers suggest the end of episode 4 could hint at a tragic end for the couple.

Jay Halstead presses Hailey Upton for more information in ‘Chicago P.D.’ Season 9 Episode 4

Chicago P.D. Season 9 spoilers note conflict’s ahead for Jay Halstead and Hailey Upton. Episode 4 begins with Upton unable to sleep, as she continues to have flashbacks about everything that went down with Roy and Hank Voight. Halstead still doesn’t know what’s going on, but he knows Upton’s keeping something from him.

As the episode continues, Upton’s work is affected by her inability to sleep and concentrate. She eventually has a panic attack after she pulls a man into interrogation who attempts suicide. Halstead attempts to address her sleeplessness and general unease while driving with her.

“I know you haven’t been sleeping, but it’s not just that — is it?” Halstead asks Upton. ” … You haven’t been yourself since the night that you proposed to me.”

Then, when Halstead presses further and asks Upton if something happened with her Voight, she denies it.

‘Chicago P.D.’ Season 9 spoilers: Are Jay Halstead and Hailey Upton done for?

Adam Ruzek standing behind Hailey Upton in 'Chicago P.D.' Season 9
Hailey Upton in front of Adam Ruzek in ‘Chicago P.D.’ Season 9 | Lori Allen/NBC

What’s to come for Jay Halstead and Hailey Upton? Chicago P.D. Season 9 spoilers note Halstead and Voight have a major confrontation toward the end of the episode.

In Chicago P.D. Season 9 Episode 4, Halstead tracks Voight down and finds Voight at the same location he visited on the night of Kim Burgess’s attack. Finally, Voight cracks and tells Halstead everything that happened. He then explains how Upton killed Roy, a fact Halstead initially tries to deny. At the end of their confrontation, Halstead punches Voight in the mouth before heading home.

The episode concludes with a haunting image of Halstead arriving home. Upton’s in bed, but she jolts awake and sees Halstead looking disappointed, fearful, and angry in the doorway. In response, Upton starts to sit up in bed and returns a look of worry. Upton clearly knows what’s coming — and the fallout could be huge.

Is Halstead and Upton’s relationship doomed from this point forward? Tracy Spiridakos told HollywoodLife the couple’s relationship will “absolutely” become affected by Roy’s death. “That dynamic is affected for sure,” she shared. And with zero known plans for a Halstead/Upton wedding, some fans may suspect they’ll break off the engagement.

Fans think Hank Voight set Hailey Upton up for failure

Hailey Upton and Hank Voight standing outside holding guns in 'Chicago P.D.' Season 9
Hailey Upton and Hank Voight | Lori Allen/NBC

‘Chicago P.D.’ Season 9: Hailey Upton Actor Says Lying to Jay Halstead is ‘Eating Away’ at Upton

Both Hank Voight and Hailey Upton are at fault for what happened in Chicago P.D. Season 8. And now with the current Chicago P.D. Season 9 spoilers, it’s impossible to tell exactly what will happen with Jay Halstead and Upton. But some fans think Voight purposely set Upton up to kill Roy in the first place. And if that’s the truth, we anticipate hearing more about it this season.

” … Voight purposely made his gun reachable because he knew it would make Hailey shoot [Roy],” a Reddit user explained. “Basically, Voight wanted him dead but to never be called in.”

“Hank pulled a Hank,” another Reddit user explained. “Wasn’t on the books.”

Chicago P.D. Season 9 airs Wednesdays at 10 p.m. EST on NBC.

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