Ida Winston
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Actor Kerry Ann Doherty
Seen Elementary, My Dear Murdoch
Gender Female
Status Deceased
Relationships Hubert Winston, husband

Ida Winston is a skeptical member of the Toronto Paranormal Society, and wife to Hubert Winston introduced in Season 1 of Murdoch Mysteries, portrayed by Kerry Ann Doherty.

Appearances and Mentions

Elementary, My Dear Murdoch

  • Ida Winston was having an affair with Fredrick Waters, the head of the Paranormal Society. Her husband (and everyone else) are aware of this.
  • Ida uncovers evidence that the popular medium, Sarah Pensell, is actually a fraud. She intended to make this evidence public; For that reason, she is shot and killed by Conrad Hunt in the offices of the Paranormal Society. Hunt is keen on keeping Pensell active because he believes she is in communication with his deceased son.
  • Ida was buried in a shallow grave and is discovered by Lisgar Gall, who had followed Hunt to gather information for Pensell.


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"
Season 2Season 3Season 4Season 5Season 6Season 7Season 8Season 9Season 10
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