DEXTER'S VICTIMS

Episode: "Dexter"
Victim name: Mike Donovan
Age/Occupation: 42/Church Choir Master
Where/how Dexter stalks victim: Dexter waited for Donovan after a choir performance in Donovan's Ford Taurus. When Donovan entered the car, Dexter emerged from the shadows of the backseat and choked Donovan with a garrotte wire, ordering him to drive to a house in the outskirts of Miami. There, Dexter forced Donovan to look at the bodies of the young boys he had brutally slain. Then Dexter used a syringe to sedate him.
Why victim deserves it: He raped and killed young children.
Victim's victims: Young children
Dexter's kill methods and rituals: Dexter dug up the bodies of the kids underneath a house rented to Donovan, showing him what he has done.
Victim's last words: "I couldn't help myself"
Dexter's last words to victim: "Soon you'll be packed into a few neatly wrapped heftys and my own small corner of the world will be a neater, happier place. A better place."
Location of killing: On the second floor of the old house. Used plastic sheets and garbage bags to cover the room. Duct taped victim to table in center of room.
Close calls/slip-ups: none


Episode: "Dexter"
Victim name: James Jaworski
Age/Occupation: 29/Hotel Valet, amateur filmmaker
Where/how Dexter stalks victim: Dexter followed Jaworski to a half-built condo building where Jaworksi stole copper wire. He also trailed Jaworski to watch him at his place of employment. There, he noticed a distinct tattoo on Jaworski's right forearm. Later, Dexter broke into Jaworksi's house where he found evidence that Jaworski frequented 'Scream, Bitch, Scream.'
Why victim deserves it: On 'Scream Bitch, Scream' Dexter found a snuff video featuring a masked man with a tattoo that matched Jaworski's. During the video, the masked man raped and stabbed Jane Saunders to death.
Victim's victims: Jane Saunders and others.
Dexter's kill methods and rituals: Dexter cornered Jaworski at the half-built condo. He surprised him with a photo of Jane Saunders and then used his tranquilizer syringe to sedate him. Wears mask made of plastic wrap.
Victim's last words: "I'm not sorry."
Dexter's last words to victim: "Course not. Now I'm not sorry either."
Location of killing: Basement of half-built condo. Dexter shrink wrapped and duct Taped Jaworski's naked body to a stack of sheet rock.
Close calls/slip-ups: Dexter receives a call from Rita while cleaning up his crime scene.


Episode: "Crocodile"
Victim name: Matt Chambers
Age/Occupation:35/Unemployed
Where/how Dexter stalks victim: Dexter continued to sit in on Chambers' trial, watching Chambers hide behind a mask of empathy and sympathy for his addiction and recovery. Chambers used his AA sponsor to vouch for his false recovery. But after Chambers was found not guilty, Dexter overheard him talking to his lawyer about having beat the system. Dexter trailed Chambers to a sports bar where he found him drinking, (clearly not recovered) and got some face-time, where he learned that Chambers moves from place to place. He also pocketed Chambers' drinking glass.
Why victim deserves it: Chambers repeatedly drives drunk, and uses the pretense of AA recovery to get a lesser sentence. After fulfilling his decreased sentence, Chambers moves from city to city, changing his name to avoid further prosecution. Chambers is clearly not recovered. In each city, he repeats his bad behavior without remorse.
Victim's victims:Alexander Pryce (18) and at least two to three more from other towns where he had already been and changed his name.
Dexter's kill methods and rituals: Abandoned Liquor Store. Covered in plastic. Laptop played footage of Alexander Pryce's last Christmas. Walls lined with news clippings of New Mexico and Massachusetts victims.
Victim's last words: Victims Defense "I was set up... I didn't do anything." Victims Confession "It was me... only it wasn't me. It was the booze... it takes me over. I'm sorry."
Dexter's last words to victim: "You've done this too many times to be sorry."
Location of killing: Abandoned Liquor Store.
Close calls/slip-ups: Debra texts Dexter while he is outside the abandoned liquor store preparing for the kill. She says she needs to talk to him about something important.


Episode: "Popping Cherry"
Victim name: Mary, AKA Angel of Death
Age/Occupation: 45, Nurse
Where/how Dexter stalks victim: Dexter broke into Mary's house and ambushed her, sticking her with a syringe, like the one she used on his father. (This is the origin of Dexter's syringe technique.) But Mary was strong. She took the needle out of her neck and wrestled Dexter to the ground. Finally Dexter brought her unconscious with a punch to the face.
Why victim deserves it: Harry's testimony. Mary was Harry's nurse while he was hospitalized for a heart attack. She administered his morphine and attempted to kill him by overdose. Harry realized what was happening and asked Dexter to 'stop her...before she [hurt] anyone else.' Harry gave Dexter permission to use the lessons he was taught.
Victim's victims: Phoebe Burns (60), Jason Kheel (82), David Nammers (73)
Dexter's kill methods and rituals: Because it was his first kill, Dexter went slightly overboard, covering not just the kill room, but the entire apartment, in Painter's plastic. Mary woke up shrink wrapped to a kill table, naked, with gauze in her mouth. Dexter perused her scrap book of obituaries, removed the gauze, and ask her about her victims.
Victim's last words: "I helped them... I took away their pain."
Dexter's last words to victim: "I understand. Now it's time to take away your pain."
Location of killing: Mary's living room.
Close calls/slip-ups: While striking Mary with the syringe, he doesn't fully eject the contents into her; thus her pulling it out and them getting into a brawl.


Episode: "Love American Style"
Victim name: Valerie Castillo
Age/Occupation: Early 30's, presumably none other than helping her husband.
Where/how Dexter stalks victim: Dexter sees Valerie while spying on her husband at their palacial home, but takes her for an innocent. He realizes this is not the case when she comes to look for Jorge at his junkyard.
Why victim deserves it:Aids her husband in promising would-be Cuban immigrants legalization then extorting them for their freedom and killing them
Victim's victims: Would-be Cuban immigrants
Dexter's kill methods and rituals: Saran wrap, power tools cotton in the mouth, garbage bags. Breaks from his routine to ask them how they make their relationship work when they're killers, just like him.
Victim's last words: "We share the same dream. That's it"
Dexter's last words to victim: "That's helpful. Thank you."
Location of killing: An RV in Jorge's junkyard
Close calls/slip-ups: Decides to kill Valerie at the last minute. Dexter does not have time to dismember her body as a result.A witness hidden in the trunk of a car who was able to see him, which begins a police investigation into Jorge being a Coyote and where the Castillo's ran off to, but in the end identifies the man he saw as Jesus.


Episode:"Love American Style"
Victim name: Jorge Castillo
Age/Occupation: "Coyote" (human trafficker/extortionist) and junkyard owner
Where/how Dexter stalks victim:Dexter spies on Jorge's house from his boat and snoops around Jorge's junkyard.
Why victim deserves it:He is a human trafficker who kills any of the individuals who cannot pay for their freedom by drowning them in his boat.
Victim's victims: Would-be Cuban immigrants
Dexter's kill methods and rituals:Saran wrap, power tools cotton in the mouth, garbage bags. Breaks from his routine to ask them how they make their relationship work when they're killers, just like him.
Victim's last words: "We share the same dream. That's it"
Dexter's last words to victim: "That's helpful. Thank you."
Location of killing: An RV in Jorge's junkyard.
Close calls/slip-ups: Decides to kill Jorge's wife at the last minute. Dexter does not have time to dismember her body as a result. A witness hidden in the trunk of a car who was able to see him, which begins a police investigation into Jorge being a coyote and where the Castillo's ran off to, but in the end the witness identifies the man he saw as Jesus.


Episode: "Return to Sender"
Victim name: Alex Timmons
Age/Occupation: Mid 30's, unknown
Why victim deserves it: He's a sniper
Dexter's kill methods and rituals: Same as always.
Victim's last words: "Yes, I did it. Is that what you want to hear?"


Episode: "Return to Sender"
Victim name: Gene Marshall
Age/Occupation: unknown
Why victim deserves it: Arsonist
Dexter's kill methods and rituals: Surrounds Gene with candles before killing him.
Victim's last words: "Have you ever watched someone burn alive?"


Episode: "Shrink Wrap"
Victim Name: Dr. Emmett Meridian
Age/Occupation: Psychotherapist
Where/how Dexter stalks victim: Goes to therapy to talk about his "friend's" suicide under the alias "Sean". Ends up making a major psychological breakthrough with Dr. Meridian, which allows him to let his guard down and finally have sex with Rita. He even manages a major catharsis by confessing that he's a serial killer to Meridian before killing him.
Why victim deserves it: He gets female clients addicted to anti-depressants. When their prescriptions run out, he refuses to renew them and instead affirms that their suicidal thoughts are valid, even suggesting that "the brave ones do it with a gun." Three of his high-profile female clients have killed themselves because of his brainwashing.
Dexter's kill methods and rituals: Rubber sheets, surgical saw, shrink wrap, duct tape.
Victim's last words: None. Blamed the killings on "mother issues"
Dexter's last words to victim: "I'm sorry Doc. Actions have consequences and this is yours. I'm going to have to let you go."
Location of killing: Dr. Meridian's office
Close calls/slip-ups: Dexter was careful with this one.


Episode:"Return to Sender"
Victim name: Cindy Landon
Age/Occupation: unkbown
Why victim deserves it: She is a black widow.
Victim's last words: "I'll f**** you if you let me go."


Episode: "Born Free"
Victim name: Rudy Cooper aka Brian Moser
Age/Occupation: Late 30's/Prosthetician
Where/how Dexter stalks victim: He doesn't really stalk him. Brian Moser has been stalking him.
Why victim deserves it: Has senselessly killed prostitutes, maimed Tony Tucci, and kidnapped and attempted to kill Debra Morgan.
Victim's victims: At least five prostitutes, man whose car he stole (while kidnapping Debra), and the man he is posing as, the real doctor, his (and Dexter's) biological father, the elderly woman across the street from his father (that thought he was the cable man).
Dexter's kill methods and rituals: None of his usual. Slit Brian's throat with a dull table knife, then drained his blood by hanging him upside down (he killed him the same way Rudy/Brian killed his victims) in order to make it look like a suicide.
Victim's last words: "You're the one that needs setting free, little brother. Your life is a lie. People you've been...."
Dexter's last words to victim: "Sorry, I can't hear anymore. You're right."
Location of killing: Rudy/Brian's economy-sized freezer.
Close calls/slip-ups: Rudy/Brian was the only one that Dexter wanted to let go. Doakes senses Dexter is linked to the Ice Truck Killer.


Episode: "Waiting to Exhale"
Victim name: Lil' Chino
Age/Occupation: Gang member of the 29th street Kings
Where/how Dexter stalks victim: 1st try: The Tattoo Parlor where this certain gang gets their tattoos. He was waiting outside, while Lil' Chino got his next tear drop for the last man he killed.
2nd try: Dexter stalked Chino to a party where other members of his gang was and attempted to assassinate him, but Chino found him said he was waiting for him and attempted to kill Dexter with the aid of other gang members and later spent the night in a storm drain.
3rd try: Dexter thought correctly that Chino would go to kill the snitch and then he trapped Chino in a garage elevator and shot him with a police tranquilizer.
Why victim deserves it: Responsible for many killings. Many of his victims were innocent.
Victim's victims: He had killed around 13 people. Either he did personally or was somehow involved in initiating the killing.
Dexter's kill methods and rituals: He took all of Lil Chino's clothes off and strapped him down to a table that he made by laying a door on a couple of horses. What he strapped him down with was plastic wrap, like usual, but the first time, the plastic wrap wasn't enough and Lil' Chino was able to get away. Second try, he used extra tape that covered his whole body except his face. Dexter had a picture of the one woman's son, her self and the daughter, shes still alive but Dexter says he killed her on the inside. Each of the pictures had a teardrop of blood drawn on it, similar to the teardrops Chino tattoos on his arm after each kill.
Victim's last words:"You kill me, what do you leave behind?"
Dexter's last words to victim: "A world without you. Look at that, steady as a surgeon."
Location of killing: Some where in the parking garage where Chino was planning to kill a kid who snitched on his gang.
Close calls/slip-ups: Lil' Chino got loose the first time. Dexter also found it difficult at first to actually kill Lil' Chino but he got over that fast.


Episode: "An Inconvenient Lie"
Victim name: Roger Hicks
Age/Occupation: Car Salesman
Where/how Dexter stalks victim: At his car dealership. Takes DNA sample out of his trash can to verify his presence at the crime scenes.
Why victim deserves it: Killed at least two different women. Apparently raped and killed them out of a general hatred for women.
Victim's victims: Ann Cohen and Lynn Hall.
Dexter's kill methods and rituals: Brought Roger to one of his crime scenes. Besides that pretty much the usual, plastic chamber, framed pictures of victims, plastic wrap.Slams a knife in victim's chest when he in his last words calls Rita a c***.
Victim's last words: She is not worth it, you're better of without that c***!
Dexter's last words to victim: Don't! ...talk that way about my girlfriend.
Location of killing: Anne Cohen's house.
Close calls/slip-ups: Using a recent crime scene he had not been to could be considered. Also Dexter bought a car from his victim which could potentially make him a suspect if the body was ever found which is unlikely though.


Episode: "Dex, Lies and Videotape"
Victim's name: Ken Olsen.
Age/Occupation: ?, unemployed.
Where/how Dexter stalks victim: He was a suspect in a assault on John Henry.
Why victim deserves it: He attempted to kill a burglar who hurt his mother, which Dexter was willing to tolerate. However, he also killed people who didn't deserve to die, and to satisfy is own urges. He was also trying to be like the Bay Harbor Butcher.
Victim's victims: A drug dealer and the husband of a woman he was sleeping with. He also attempts and fails to kill a robber who severely injured his mother.
Dexter's kill methods and rituals: Same as the rest. Dexter, who is "recovering" from his murderous urges, does not take a blood sample from Olsen.
Victim's last words: "I knew you weren't going to kill me." Quite ironic.
Dexter's last words to victim: "It's very empowering."
Location of killing: A train car Ken had tried to kill John Henry in.
Close calls/slip-ups: It wasn't a slip up but Dexter left the body, in pieces, in a garbage bag for the police to find. He did this as an example for the other people who try to take the law into their own hands. He also left it at a recent crime scene he had worked a day or two before, which was smart it a way, because any foot prints or evidence of him found could be attributed to his working of the earlier crime scene.


Episode: "Morning Comes"
Victim name:Santos Jiminez
Age/Occupation: Old/bartender
Where/how Dexter stalks victim: Outside of the victim's bar, to an isolated cabin in the woods
Why victim deserves it: He killed Dexter's mother in front of Dexter and his brother.
Victim's victims: Dexter's mother. Plus probably a lot more as he worked for the mob.
Dexter's kill methods and rituals: Injected him with etorphine, collected the usual blood sample, saran wrapped him to the table, right before killing him he duct taped his mouth shut, used a chainsaw to represent the way his mother was killed.
Victim's last words: "I'll f******* kill you."
Dexter's last words to victim: "It's kinda fitting don't you think?" Referring to the chainsaw in his hand (Jiminez killed his mother with a chainsaw).
Location of killing: An isolated cabin in the Everglades.
Close calls/slip-ups: Dexter had to leave the body without disposing of it to respond to Rita's phone call and to confront Lila. Dexter was not wearing any gloves when he was looking through Jiminez's wallet, and he answered his phone with blood on his hands. Later, when Dexter tried to dispose of the body, he is caught by Doakes.


Episode: "There's something about Harry"
Victim name: Juan Rinez
Age/Occupation: Pimp
Where/how Dexter stalks victim: Unknown.
Why victim deserves it: He is killing his prostitutes and dumping their bodies.
Victim's victims: His prostitutes.
Dexter's kill methods and rituals:
Victim's last words: Unknown.
Dexter's last words to victim: Unknown.
Location of killing: Harry's garage.
Close calls/slip-ups: One of Dexter's first kills.Harry had walked in and witnessed this killing. Because it was one of Dexter's first kills he may have been sloppy and inexperienced leaving traces of evidence. Also, Harry vomited at the scene, which could have left evidence (though DNA testing was not as prominent back then).


Episode: "There's something about Harry"
Victim name: Jose Garza, aka Christopher Harlow
Age/Occupation: Drug Dealer
Where/how Dexter stalks victim: Text message from Jiminez's cellphone. He texts Jose as Jiminez, telling him to meet him outside his bar.
Why victim deserves it: He's a drug trafficker and murderer on the run from the FBI connected to Jimenez.
Victim's victims: Unknown.
Dexter's kill methods and rituals: Plastic sheeting. Small Hand saw. Dexter does not wake for him to regain consciousness.
Victim's last words: None - he was never brought back to consciousness as Doakes was present.
Dexter's last words to victim: Unknown.
Location of killing: Jiminez's Cabin in the Everglades.
Close calls/slip-ups: Doakes was present at time of killing.


Episode:"The British Invasion"
Victim name:Lila West aka Lila Tourney
Age/Occupation: Artist
Where/how Dexter stalks victim: Follows Lila to Paris, France
Why victim deserves it: Arsonist, kills people who don't bend to her will. Killed Doakes and attempted to kill Dexter and Rita's children.
Victim's victims:Sgt. Doakes, Former Boyfriend
Dexter's kill methods and rituals: Single stab through the heart with a knife, then sealed in a body bag. Dexter paralyzes her with a spinal epidural instead of a tranquilizer so that her death will be painless.
Victim's last words: "Don't do this."
Dexter's last words to victim:"You taught me to accept what I am and to trust in the one thing I know with absolute clarity. Thank you."
Location of killing:Lila's apartment in Paris
Close calls/slip-ups:Initially, Dexter tried to kill Lila in the U.S. at her loft, but Debra showed up nearly getting Dexter's needle instead. After Lila shows up, she relizes Dexter's plans and procures his killing tools as well leaving Dexter vunerable. Lila, however, unknowingly botches her attempt to kill Dexter and flees to Paris. In Paris, Lila's body seems to be left in a bodybag by Dexter but we don't know exactly what he did after.




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