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This list of deaths details all the deaths shown or alluded to in the BBC series Sherlock. Each death is listed under the episode it is first mentioned in: e.g. Carl Powers died before the events of the first Sherlock episodes, but he is not mentioned until The Great Game.

A Study in PinkEdit

Character Killed by Cause of death Date of death Last lines Notes
Sir Jeffrey Patterson Jeff Hope with the pill game Poison October 12, 2009 (crying)
James Phillimore November 26 2009 (crying)
Beth Davenport January 27 2010 (crying)
Unidentified Barts employee Natural causes January 2010 Sherlock Holmes whipped this man's body to determine what bruises form after death.
Mrs. Hudson's husband American authorities Execution Sherlock Holmes helped ensure his execution.
Jennifer Wilson Jeff Hope with the pill game Poison January 29/30 2010 (crying) She scratched the first five letters of her daughter Rachel's name after taking the deadly pill.
Jeff Hope John Watson Shot January 31 2010 "Moriarty!"

The Blind BankerEdit

Character Killed by Cause of death Date of death Last lines Notes
Eddie Van Coon Zhi Zhu Bullet to the head March 2010 Killed in his apartment.
Brian Lukis Killed in his apartment after reading death notice at West Kensington Library.
Soo Lin Yao Shot Liang. Big brother. Please... (in Chinese) Killed at the National Antiquities Museum.
General Shan Sniper Bullet to the head 2010 Death was ordered by Jim Moriarty.

Many Happy ReturnsEdit

Character Killed by Cause of death Date of death Last lines Notes
New Delhi victim The killer was found by calculating the distance the chocolate flake had sunk into the victim's ice-cream cone.
Trepoff's wife Trepoff

His Last VowEdit

Character Killed by Cause of death Date of death Last lines Notes
Lord Smallwood Suicide Late 2014 Pressured into suicide through blackmail by Charles Augustus Magnussen
Charles Augustus Magnussen Sherlock Holmes Bullet wound to head 25 December 2014 Sorry. No chance for you to be a hero this time, Mr Holmes.

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