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This is a list of Deaths that have occurred within The CW's Riverdale.

As of "Chapter One Hundred and Sixteen: The Stand", a total of 110 confirmed deaths have happened over the course of 113 episodes. 15 have occurred prior to the series, and 21 have happened off-screen. Additionally, prior to the series, an unknown number of people (including children) were massacred by General Pickens.

Riverdale Deaths

# Victim's Name Episode/Date Cause of Death Killer Moment of Death
1
Great Grandfather Blossom
Prior to "Chapter One: The River's Edge"
Murdered
Great Grandfather Cooper
N/A
2
Mary Ellen Conway
"Prior to "Chapter One: The River's Edge"
*1977 (40 years prior)
Shot in the chest
Riverdale Reaper
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3
Jim Conway
Prior to "Chapter One: The River's Edge"
*1977 (40 years prior)
Shot in the chest
Riverdale Reaper
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4
Sue Conway
Prior to "Chapter One: The River's Edge"
*1977 (40 years prior)
Gunshot
Riverdale Reaper
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5
Tommy Conway
Prior to "Chapter One: The River's Edge"
*1977 (40 years prior)
Gunshot
Riverdale Reaper
N/A
6
Innocent Man
Prior to "Chapter One: The River's Edge"
*40 years prior
Buried alive
A group of men and Louis Cooper
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7
Jane Dallas Brown
Prior to "Chapter One: The River's Edge"
*1978 (39 years prior)
Automobile accident
Francis DuPont
N/A
8
Louis Cooper
Prior to "Chapter One: The River's Edge"
Unknown
N/A
N/A
9
Artie Andrews
"Chapter Thirty-Nine: The Midnight Club"
*1992
Illness
N/A
N/A
10
Felix Featherhead
"Chapter Thirty-Nine: The Midnight Club"
*1992
Poisoned with cyanide mixed with blueberry "Fresh-Aid"
Penelope Blossom
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11
Charles Chickens
Prior to "Chapter One: The River's Edge"
*1994 (23 years prior)
Jet crash
*alledged mechanical failure
Francis DuPont
N/A
12
Hermosa Lodge's mother
Prior to "Chapter One: The River's Edge"
Unknown
N/A
N/A
13
Theodore Weisel
Prior to "Chapter One: The River's Edge"
*2002 (15 years prior)
Drowned in yatching accident
Francis DuPont
N/A
14
Sheriff Howard
Prior to "Chapter One: The River's Edge"
*2015 (2 years prior)
Unknown
N/A
N/A
15
Jason Blossom
"Chapter One: The River's Edge"
*July 11, 2017
Shot in the head
Clifford Blossom
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16
Mustang
"Chapter Twelve: Anatomy of a Murder"
*October 6, 2017
Murder by drug overdose
Clifford Blossom
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17
Clifford Blossom
"Chapter Twelve: Anatomy of a Murder"
*October 6, 2017
Ingested pufferfish poison
*Staged as suicide by hanging
Penelope Blossom
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17
Geraldine Grundy
"Chapter Fourteen: A Kiss Before Dying"
*2017
Strangled with a cello bow
Black Hood
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18
Robert Phillips
"Chapter Nineteen: Death Proof"
*2017
Gunshot
Black Hood
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19
Jingle-Jangle Addict
"Chapter Twenty: Tales from the Darkside"
*2017
Hit by a train
N/A
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20
Joseph Svenson
"Chapter Twenty-Two: Silent Night, Deadly Night"
*2017
Shot in the chest
Sheriff Keller
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21
Unknown Man
Prior to "Chapter Twenty-Three: The Blackboard Jungle"
Stabbed to death with scissors
*alleged
Chic or Charles Smith
N/A
22
Poppa Poutine
"Chapter Twenty-Five: The Wicked and The Divine"
*2018
Shot in the head
Andre
N/A
23
Shady Man
"Chapter Twenty-Five: The Wicked and The Divine"
*2018
Bludgeoned on the head with a lamp
Chic
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24
Cassidy Bullock
"Chapter Twenty-Seven: The Hills Have Eyes"
*2018
Gunshot
Andre
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25
Midge Klump
"Chapter Thirty-One: A Night to Remember"
*2018
Stabbed multiple times
(crucified)
Black Hood
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26
Unnamed Man
"Chapter Thirty-Three: Shadow of a Doubt"
*2018
Mutilated
Unknown
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27
Dr. Steven Masters
"Chapter Thirty-Four: Judgment Night"
*2018
Throat slit
Hal Cooper
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28
Andre
"Chapter Thirty-Four: Judgment Night"
*2018
Head trauma
Small Fry Boucher
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29
Small Fry Boucher
"Chapter Thirty-Four: Judgment Night"
*2018
Shot
Hermione Lodge
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30
Dilton Doiley
"Chapter Thirty-Seven: Fortune and Men's Eyes"
*2018
Poisoned with cyanide mixed with blueberry "Fresh-Aid"
Himself
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31
Dr. Curdle
Prior to "Chapter Thirty-Seven: Fortune and Men's Eyes"
*2018
Unknown
N/A
N/A
32
Ben Button
"Chapter Thirty-Seven: Fortune and Men's Eyes"
*2018
Suicide by defenestration
Himself
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33
Warden Norton
"Chapter Forty: The Great Escape"
*2018
Poisoned with cyanide mixed with blueberry "Fresh-Aid"
Himself
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34
Darryl Doiley
Prior to "Chapter Forty-One: Manhunter"
Poisoned with oleander
*Staged as suicide by carbon monoxide in his car
Penelope Blossom
N/A
35-37
Shadow Lake Boys
"Chapter Forty-One: Manhunter"
*2018
Shot
Sheriff Minetta
N/A
38
Joaquin DeSantos
"Chapter Forty-One: Manhunter"
*2018
Poisoned with cyanide mixed with blueberry "Fresh-Aid"
Tall Boy
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39-45
7 nuns
"Chapter Forty-Four: No Exit"
Poisoned with cyanide mixed with blueberry "Fresh-Aid"
Sister Woodhouse
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46
Tall Boy
"Chapter Forty-Five: The Stranger"
Gunshot
Fangs Fogarty
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47
Claudius Blossom
"Chapter Forty-Five: The Stranger"
Poisoned
Penelope Blossom
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48
Michael Minetta
"Chapter Forty-Six: The Red Dahlia"
Shot
Hermione Lodge
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49
Marigold
Prior to "Chapter Forty-Eight: Requiem for a Welterweight"
*6 years prior
Drowned during her baptism
The Farm
N/A
50
Baby Teeth
"Chapter Fifty-Two: The Raid"
Loss of blood
Gargoyle Gang
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51
Randy Ronson
"Chapter Fifty-Four: Fear The Reaper"
Drug intoxication
Himself
*Accidental
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52
Kurtz
"Chapter Fifty-Four: Fear The Reaper"
Murdered
*Presumed
Gargoyle King
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53-57
Four inmates and a prison bus driver
"Chapter Fifty-Four: Fear The Reaper"
Traffic collision
N/A
N/A
58-60
Three Riverdale High students
"Chapter Fifty-Five: Prom Night"
Murdered
Black Hood
N/A
61
Hal Cooper
"Chapter Fifty-Seven: Survive The Night"
*May 19, 2019
Shot in the head
Penelope Blossom
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62
Fred Andrews
"Chapter Fifty-Eight: In Memoriam"
*July 3, 2019
Hit and run
Jeffrey Augustine
N/A
63
Edgar Evernever
"Chapter Sixty: Dog Day Afternoon"
Gunshot
Alice Smith
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64
Mr. Chipping
"Chapter Sixty-Three: Hereditary"
*November 2019
Dove out of the window
Himself
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65
Uncle Bedford
"Chapter Sixty-Three: Hereditary"
*November 2019
Hit with candlestick
Toni Topaz
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66
Francis DuPont
"Chapter Seventy-Three: The Locked Room"
Dove out of the window
Himself
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67
Jinx Malloy
"Chapter Seventy-Five: Lynchian"
Gunshot
Hiram Lodge
N/A
68
Bret Weston Wallis
"Chapter Seventy-Eight: The Preppy Murders"
*2020
Multiple abdominal stab wounds and eyes gouged out
Chic
N/A
69-71
Hunter, Ray, and Paul Malloy
"Chapter Seventy-Eight: The Preppy Murders"
*2020
Shot in the head
Hermosa Lodge
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72
David
"Chapter Seventy-Eight: The Preppy Murders"
*2020
Murdered
*Made to look like suicide
Charles Smith
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73
Joan Berkeley
"Chapter Seventy-Eight: The Preppy Murders"
*2020
Beat with rock
Charles Smith
N/A
74-78
The Blossom Board of Trustees
"Chapter Seventy-Eight: The Preppy Murders"
*2020
Poisoned
Penelope Blossom
N/A
79
Unidentified young woman
"Chapter Eighty-Two: Back To School"
*2024
A stranger
Starkweather family
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80
Margaret Harper
"Chapter Eighty-Three: Fire in the Sky"
*between 2024-2026
Blunt force trauma to the head
Starkweather family
N/A
81
Earl
"Chapter Eighty-Three: Fire in the Sky"
*2027
Burned alive
Fire
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82
Javier Luna
"Chapter Eighty-Eight: Citizen Lodge"
*approx 1988
Gunshots
Vittorio Alto
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83-85
Vittorio Alto's three henchmen
"Chapter Eighty-Eight: Citizen Lodge"
*approx 1988
Gunshots
Hiram Lodge
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86
Vittorio Alto
"Chapter Eighty-Eight: Citizen Lodge"
*2027
Shot in the head
Hiram Lodge
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87
Martin Tucker
"Chapter Ninety: The Night Gallery"
*2027
Bit off his own tongue and swallowed it
Himself
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88
Myles McCoy
"Chapter Ninety-One: The Return of the Pussycats"
*2027
Heart attack
*Suspected murder
Unknown
N/A
89
Chad Gekko
"Chapter Ninety-Three: Dance of Death"
*2027
Gunshot
Veronica Lodge
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90
Squeaky
"Chapter Ninety-Three: Dance of Death"
*2027
Unknown
Starkweather family
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91
Polly Cooper
"Chapter Ninety-Three: Dance of Death"
*2027
Unknown
Starkweather family
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92
Abigail Blossom
Prior to "Chapter One: The River's Edge"
*1890
Burned alive
Archibald Andrews, Jedidiah Jones, and Beatrice Cooper
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93
Hiram Lodge
"Chapter One Hundred and One: Unbelievable"
*2027
Shot in the back of the head and burned
Anatol
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94
Glen Scot
"Chapter One Hundred and Two: Death at a Funeral"
*2027
Dismembered
Trash Bag Killer
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95
Unnamed Babylonium gambler
"Chapter One Hundred and Three: The Town"
*2027
Hanging
Percival Pickens
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96
Heraldo
"Chapter One Hundred and Eight: Ex-Libris"
*2027
Spider venom
Veronica Lodge
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97
Unnamed FBI Agent
"Chapter One Hundred and Twelve: American Psychos"
*2027
Unknown
Trash Bag Killer
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98
Trash Bag Killer
"Chapter One Hundred and Twelve: American Psychos"
*2027
Gunshot
Betty Cooper
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99
Rose Blossom
"Chapter One Hundred and Thirteen: Biblical"
*2027
Smothered
Percival Pickens
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100
Archie Andrews
"Chapter One Hundred and Thirteen: Biblical"
*2027
Death of firstborns
Percival Pickens
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101
Toni Topaz
"Chapter One Hundred and Thirteen: Biblical"
*2027
Death of firstborns
Percival Pickens
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102
Fangs Fogarty
"Chapter One Hundred and Thirteen: Biblical"
*2027
Death of firstborns
Percival Pickens
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103
Jughead Jones
"Chapter One Hundred and Thirteen: Biblical"
*2027
Death of firstborns
Percival Pickens
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104
Veronica Lodge
"Chapter One Hundred and Fourteen: The Witches of Riverdale"
*2027
Self-sacrifice
N/A
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105
Cheryl Blossom
"Chapter One Hundred and Fourteen: The Witches of Riverdale"
*2027
Self-sacrifice
N/A
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106
Tabitha Tate
"Chapter One Hundred and Fourteen: The Witches of Riverdale"
*2027
Self-sacrifice
N/A
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107
Alice Smith
"Chapter One Hundred and Fifteen: Return to Rivervale"
*2027
Executed
Percival Pickens
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108
Frank Andrews
"Chapter One Hundred and Fifteen: Return to Rivervale"
*2027
Executed
Percival Pickens
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109
Tom Keller
"Chapter One Hundred and Fifteen: Return to Rivervale"
*2027
Executed
Percival Pickens
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110
Jason Blossom
"Chapter One Hundred and Sixteen: The Stand"
*2027
Incinerated
Cheryl Blossom
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Rivervale Deaths

# Victim's Name Episode/Date Cause of Death Killer Moment of Death
1
Archie Andrews
"Chapter Ninety-Six: Welcome to Rivervale"
Stabbed/heart removed
Cheryl Blossom
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2
Danny Dickenson
"Chapter Ninety-Seven: Ghost Stories"
Stabbed
Toni Topaz
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3
Xandra
"Chapter Ninety-Seven: Ghost Stories"
Drowned
La Llorona
N/A
4
Sam
"Chapter Ninety-Seven: Ghost Stories"
Struck with a hammer
Diane
N/A
5
Diane
"Chapter Ninety-Seven: Ghost Stories"
Hanged with a rope
Herself
N/A
6
Betty's unborn child
"Chapter Ninety-Seven: Ghost Stories"
Taken from the womb
La Llorona
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7
Marty Mantle
"Chapter Ninety-Seven: Ghost Stories"
Illness
N/A
N/A
8
Martha Mallon and her children
"Chapter Ninety-Seven: Ghost Stories"
Drowned
Rivervale residents
N/A
9
Toni Topaz
"Chapter Ninety-Seven: Ghost Stories"
Self-Sacrificed
La Llorona
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10
Nick St. Clair
"Chapter Ninety-Eight: Mr. Cypher"
Dragged to Hell
Louis Cypher & Veronica Lodge
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11
Glen Scot
"Chapter Ninety-Eight: Mr. Cypher"
Stabbed
Betty Cooper
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12
Reggie Mantle
"Chapter Ninety-Eight: Mr. Cypher"
Dragged to Hell
Louis Cypher & Veronica Lodge
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13
James Blossom
"Chapter Ninety-Nine: The Witching Hour(s)"
Unknown
Fen Fogarty
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14
Thomasina
"Chapter Ninety-Nine: The Witching Hour(s)"
Unknown
Fen Fogarty
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15
Fen Fogarty
"Chapter Ninety-Nine: The Witching Hour(s)"
Mutilated with an ax
Abigail Blossom
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16
Jack
"Chapter Ninety-Nine: The Witching Hour(s)"
Poisoned
Bitsy Smith
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17
Cheryl Blossom
"Chapter Ninety-Nine: The Witching Hour(s)"
Soul transference
Herself & Sabrina Spellman
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18
Narrator Jughead
"Chapter One Hundred: The Jughead Paradox"
Strangled
Archie Andrews
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19
Clifford Blossom
"Chapter One Hundred: The Jughead Paradox"
Shot in the chest
Tom Keller
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20
Cheryl Blossom
"Chapter One Hundred: The Jughead Paradox"
Strangled
Archie Andrews
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21
Dilton Doiley
"Chapter One Hundred: The Jughead Paradox"
Poisoned
Ethel Muggs
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22-23
Reggie Mantle & Reggie Prime
"Chapter One Hundred: The Jughead Paradox"
Shot
Themselves
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24
Veronica Lodge
"Chapter One Hundred: The Jughead Paradox"
Strangled
Archie Andrews
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25
Archie Andrews
"Chapter One Hundred: The Jughead Paradox"
Headshot
Betty Cooper
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