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Minor Character: Las Vegas
JOHN
Name John Merchiston
Gender Male
City Las Vegas
Occupation Journalist
Status Alive
Portrayed By James Callis
First Appearance Skin in the Game

Background[]

John is a journalist who have an extensive knowledge about forensics. To improve his Public Relations, Sheriff Ecklie allows him to participate in the investigation of the Inferno Killings. During the investigation, he becomes friends with Russell. He also gets involved with Finn romantically.

Season Fourteen[]

Boston Brakes[]

He is believed to be dead in a car accident after being chased by he cops. Finn projects that he was working on a sensitive piece of journalism that involves the government, so he might have been killed by them. John was seen on surveillance meeting with a mystery woman who later ended up dead; the murder weapon was found nearby with John's fingerprint on it. John surprisingly shows up alive, telling Russell that it was his assistant who was actually the one in the accident. Russell takes him to Finn's apartment for sanctuary; however, he, Russell and Finn are soon arrested by the FBI. John is later found innocent, as he was framed by Department of Defense General Robert Lansdale to cover up his affair.

Appearances[]

CSI:Crime Scene Investigation
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 #
Season 13 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - X N/A 1
Season 14 X - - - - - - - - - - - X - - - - - - - - - N/A 2
Total 3

References[]

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