Minor Character: Miami
Name Christopher Harewood
Gender Male
Birth Date 1960
City Miami
Pathology Spree Killer
Modus Operandi Shooting (sniper rifle)
No. of Victims 4 killed
Status Incarcerated
Portrayed By Nelson Perez
First Appearance Kill Zone

Christopher Harwood is a former US Marine and spree killer who appears in Season 1 of CSI: Miami.


No much is say about Christopher's past just that he was in special forces of US Marine Corps.

Season 1[]

Kill Zone[]

At the beginning of the episode Harwood kills three peoples on the street, a fourth victim is discover in a minibus but it's demonstrated later that he wasn't involve, later another Harwood's victim is found beside a hot dog stand.

Afterward Calleigh and Horatio find the place where he trains, Calleigh thanks to a print find on the post identifies him and learns that he was a former Marine.

Calleigh and Horatio goes to his home; there they find a shooting result card with a strange substance on the back, Tim later identify the substance as an adhesive residue used to protect building roof against hurricane, with this new element and the type of place that he targets Tim to find the roof from which he will shoot, hereafter he is neutralized and arrested by the SWAT. Harwood asks Horatio Caine if he wants to know why, to which Caine says he doesn't care and simply sees him as an evil, superiority-complex murderer.

Modus Operandi[]

Christopher chose a roof where he went to shoot then he settles there and waited until the optimal moment to shoot when the time comes he shot peoples randomly with headshots. He targeted public spaces at busy times.

Known Victims[]

  • 2002:
    • November 18: The triple homicide:
      • Jason Groves
      • Lou Blake
      • Mary Franklin
    • November 19: Michael Corday
    • November 20: Horatio Caine (briefly aimed at)


  • Christopher Hardwood is the first spree killer featured in CSI: Miami.