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Eva Rookwood
Mentioned Child's Play
Gender Female
Status Deceased
Relationships Howard Rookwood, father
Flora Rookwood, mother

Eva Rookwood was the daughter of Howard and Flora Rookwood. She lived in Toronto with her parents until she was murdered by her father at the age of 14.

Appearances and Mentions

Child's Play (mention)

  • Eva had been sexually abused by her father for some years. When she was old enough to make trouble for him, he suffocated her and pushed her down a flight of stairs to hide the murder. Her death was deemed accidental.
  • Two years later, the Rookwoods adopted Polly Dunlap and began calling her Eva as a tribute to their first daughter.


Murdoch Mysteries Season 1
"Power" • "The Glass Ceiling" • "The Knockdown" • "Elementary, My Dear Murdoch" • "'Til Death Do Us Part" • "Let Loose the Dogs" • "Body Double" • "Still Waters" • "Belly Speaker" • "Child's Play" • "Bad Medicine" • "The Prince and the Rebel" • "The Annoying Red Planet"
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