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Character Deaths in GTA IV Era

This is a list of Deceased Characters from the Grand Theft Auto IV Era of games. The deaths are listed in order of their death, however, some deaths may occur before others listed here due to multiple missions being available at one time.

The games are Grand Theft Auto IV, The Lost and Damned, and The Ballad of Gay Tony (all set in 2008), and Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars (set in 2009).

1998

Image Name Affiliation Killed By Information Death In
Goran Fifteen Man Squad Enemy forces Was betrayed during the Bosnian Wars along with 12 othes by Darko Brevic, who sold out the squad to enemy forces for $1,000 to feed his Heroin addiction. Bosnian Wars
Mijo Fifteen Man Squad Enemy forces Was betrayed during the wars along with 12 others by Darko, who sold out the squad to enemy forces for $1,000 to feed his Heroin addiction. Bosnian Wars
Dragan Fifteen Man Squad Enemy forces Was betrayed during the wars along with 12 others by Darko, who sold out the squad to enemy forces for $1,000 to feed his Heroin addiction. Bosnian Wars
Dmitar Fifteen Man Squad Enemy forces Was betrayed during the wars along with 12 others by Darko, who sold out the squad to enemy forces for $1,000 to feed his Heroin addiction. Bosnian Wars

2008

Image Name Affiliation Killed By Information Death In
Dave 'The Mate' Bosoy Independent Unknown Died sometime after the introduction, likely by a sexual accident. His body was later found floating up the river. Sometime after The Cousins Bellic
BledarMorina-GTAIV.jpg Bledar Morina Albanians Niko Bellic

Killed for harassing and beating up Roman Bellic.

Bleed Out
KalemVulaj-GTAIV.jpg Kalem Vulaj Albanians Niko Bellic Killed for harassing and beating up Roman. Bleed Out
VladimirGlebov-GTAIV.jpg Vladimir Glebov Faustin Family Niko Bellic Killed for having sexual relations with Mallorie Bardas. Uncle Vlad
Andrei-GTAIV.jpg Andrei Faustin Family Mikhail Faustin Killed for bringing Niko and Roman into Mikhail's house and disturbing his wife, Ilyena. Crime and Punishment
Lenny Petrovic Petrovic Family Niko Bellic Killed because Faustin suspected he was a rat. Final Destination
EdMcCornish-TLAD.jpg Ed McCornish LCPD Johnny Klebitz Killed for blackmailing Jim Fitzgerald. Bad Cop Drop
JimmyMatthews-TLAD.jpg Jimmy Matthews LCPD Johnny Klebitz Killed for blackmailing Jim Fitzgerald. Bad Cop Drop
JasonMichaels-TLAD.jpg Jason Michaels The Lost Brotherhood Niko Bellic Killed because Faustin didn't want Jason seeing his daughter, Anna. No Love Lost
MikhailFaustin-GTAIV.jpg Mikhail Faustin Faustin Family Niko Bellic Killed in order to make peace with Kenny Petrovic for killing his son. The Master and the Molotov
LyleRivas-GTAIV.png Lyle Rivas Independent Niko Bellic Killed for owing Brucie Kibbutz a lot of money. Search and Delete
Charlie-GTAIV.jpg Charlie LCPD Niko Bellic Killed after exposing himself as an undercover cop in a heroin deal with Niko, Johnny Klebitz, and Playboy X. Blow Your Cover
ArthurStubbs-TLAD.jpg Arthur Stubbs Independent Johnny Klebitz Killed on orders of Thomas Stubbs III to secure Arthur’s fortune for his re-election, and makes it look like a terrorist attack. Politics
FrenchTom-GTAIV.png 'French' Tom Rivas Independent Niko Bellic Killed for owing Brucie a lot of money. Out of the Closet
JayvonSimson-GTAIV.jpg Jayvon Simson North Holland Hustlers Niko Bellic Killed for getting Dwayne Forge sent to prison. Ruff Rider
JoseTrunchez-GTAIV.jpg Jose Trunchez Spanish Lords Niko Bellic Killed for taking over Dwayne's club. Undress to Kill
JavierTrunchez-GTAIV.jpg Javier Trunchez Spanish Lords Niko Bellic Killed for taking over Dwayne's club. Undress to Kill
JesusTrunchez-GTAIV.jpg Jesus Trunchez Spanish Lords Niko Bellic Killed for taking over Dwayne's club. Undress to Kill
MannyEscuela-GTAIV.jpg Manny Escuela Independent Elizabeta Torres Killed for bringing police attention to Elizabeta. Have a Heart
JayHamilton-GTAIV.jpg Jay Hamilton Independent Elizabeta Torres Killed for bringing police attention to Elizabeta. Have a Heart
TeddyBenavidez-GTAIV.jpg Teddy Benavidez Northwood Dominican Drug Dealers Niko Bellic Killed because he didn't pay back his debts to Ray Boccino. (Niko can just scare him into falling from his apartment block rooftop) A Long Way to Fall
MichaelKeane-GTAIV.jpg Michael Keane Irish Mob Eugene Reaper Killed in an attempt to stop the bank robbery with Michael, Niko, Patrick McReary, and Derrick McReary. Three Leaf Clover / I Luv LC
EugeneReaper-TBOGT.jpg Eugene Reaper Independent Patrick McReary and Derrick McReary Killed in retaliation for him killing Michael Keane. Three Leaf Clover / I Luv LC
BuckySligo-GTAIV.png Bucky Sligo Independent Niko Bellic Killed because he was threatening Derrick McReary. Smackdown
TomGoldberg-GTAIV.png Tom Goldberg Independent Niko Bellic Killed for trying to blackmail Francis McReary. Final Interview
Anthony 'Tony Black' Spoleto Ancelotti Family Niko Bellic Killed to sour relations between the Ancelottis and the Albanians. Actions Speak Louder than Words
FrankGarone-GTAIV.jpg Frankie Garone Ancelotti Family Niko Bellic Killed to make it look like an Albanian hit. I Need Your Clothes, Your Boots, and Your Motorcycle
ClarenceLittle-GTAIV.png Clarence Little East Holland Drug Dealers Niko Bellic Can be killed or spared in Holland Nights, but if spared he will show up later as a random character and attempt to kill Niko, who will in turn have to kill him. Either Holland Nights or his random encounter.
FrickieVanHardenburg-TBOGT.PNG Frickie Van Hardenburg Unknown Luis Fernando Lopez Killed so Luis could steal his Buzzard for Yusuf Amir when his yacht is destroyed. Sexy Time
EddieLow-GTAIV.jpg Eddie Low Independent Niko Bellic Killed for attempting to murder Niko. Eddie Low Random Encounter 2
Mitch LCPD Niko Bellic Killed during the tunnel shootout so Niko and Packie could escape with Aiden O'Malley. Tunnel of Death
AidenO'Malley-GTAIV.png Aiden O'Malley Independent Niko Bellic Killed because he was bad mouthing about Derrick McReary. Tunnel of Death
Jack Duffy Messina Family Luis Fernando Lopez Killed on orders of Rocco Pelosi when his out of service subway train is destroyed. Bang Bang
VicManzano-TBOGT.jpg Vic Manzano Independent Luis Fernando Lopez Killed for assaulting Monique and attempting to shoot Luis. Boulevard Baby
BrianJeremy-TLAD.jpg Brian Jeremy The Lost Brotherhood Johnny Klebitz Can be killed or spared in Bad Standing, but if spared he will show up later as a random character and attempt to kill Johnny, who will in turn have to kill him. Either Bad Standing or his random encounter.
EvanMoss-TBOGT.png Evan Moss Independent Johnny Klebitz Killed to steal the diamonds. Diamonds in the Rough
JohnnyBarbosa-GTAIV.jpg John "Johnny Spaz" Barbosa Pegorino Family Niko Bellic Killed for stealing Ray's diamonds. Meltdown
JosephDiLeo-GTAIV.jpg Joe "Tuna Fish" DiLeo Pegorino Family Niko Bellic Killed for stealing Ray's diamonds. Meltdown
LucaSilvestri-GTAIV.jpg Luca Silvestri Pegorino Family Niko Bellic Killed for stealing Ray's diamonds. Meltdown
TahirSaeed-TBOGT.png Tahir Saeed Independent Luis Fernando Lopez Killed for tipping off the cops to get Yusuf Amir "out of the picture". High Dive
Ahmed-TBOGT.png Ahmed Khalil Independent Luis Fernando Lopez Killed for tipping off the cops to get Yusuf Amir "out of the picture". High Dive
MarlonBridges-GTAIV.png Marlon Bridges North Holland Hustlers Niko Bellic Killed for calling Playboy X a rat. Photo Shoot
MoriGreen-GTAIV.jpg Mori Green Jewish Mob Luis Fernando Lopez Killed so Luis could steal the diamonds from the deal. Museum Piece / Collector's Item / Not So Fast
Roman'sKidnapper-GTAIV-variant1.jpg Roman's Kidnapper Faustin Family Niko Bellic Killed for taking Roman hostage. Hostile Negotiation
JimFitzgerald-TLAD.jpg Jim Fitzgerald The Lost Brotherhood Niko Bellic Killed for being involved with the stolen money/diamonds. No Way on the Subway
OlegMinkov-GTAIV.png Oleg Minkov Independent Niko Bellic Killed on the orders of the United Liberty Paper. (He can survive, but this is a glitch, the game will aknowledge him to have died) Wrong is Right
BillyGrey-TLAD.jpg Billy Grey The Lost Brotherhood Johnny Klebitz Killed for attempting to turn states against The Lost Brotherhood. Get Lost
IsaacRoth-GTAIV.png Isaac Roth Jewish Mob Niko Bellic Killed for accusing Ray of setting up the diamond deal. Late Checkout
AdamDimayev-GTAIV.png Adam Dimayev Independent Niko Bellic Killed on the orders of the United Liberty Paper. Portrait of a Killer
Peter "Big Pete" Marchetti Pegorino Family Pavano Family hitmen Killed during the sit-down between the Pegorinos and Pavanos. Pegorino's Pride
Marco Bonnaro Pegorino Family Pavano Family hitmen Killed during the sit-down between the Pegorinos and Pavanos. Pegorino's Pride
Marki Ashvilli Independent Luis Fernando Lopez Killed on orders of Ray Bulgarin. Dropping In...
TheCook-GTAIV.jpg The Cook Independent Unknown Killed for stealing the diamonds from Ray Bulgarin. Before In the Crosshairs
Sal Ancelotti Family Niko Bellic Killed after Gracie Ancelotti sent him and his friends after Niko. Gracie Ancelotti Random Encounter
Tony Ancelotti Family Niko Bellic Killed after Gracie sent him and his friends after Niko. Gracie Ancelotti Random Encounter
Mark Ancelotti Family Niko Bellic Killed after Gracie sent him and his friends after Niko. Gracie Ancelotti Random Encounter
Anthony Ancelotti Family Niko Bellic Killed after Gracie sent him and his friends after Niko. Gracie Ancelotti Random Encounter
Benny Ancelotti Family Niko Bellic Killed after Gracie sent him and his friends after Niko. Gracie Ancelotti Random Encounter
Shirley Independent Jeff OR Niko Bellic Stabbed 50 times by her husband Jeff because he thought she was cheating on him. The player can kill Shirley on Jeff's first Random Encounter. Before Jeff Random Encounter 2 OR Jeff Random Encounter 1.
AnthonyCorrado-GTAIV.jpg Anthony Corrado Pegorino Family Niko Bellic Killed after turning state's. Flatline
EduardBorodin-GTAIV.jpg Eduard Borodin Independent Little Jacob Killed on the orders of the United Liberty Paper. Paper Trail
CharlesMatteo-GTAIV.jpg Charles 'Chubby Charlie' Matteo Ancelotti Family Niko Bellic Killed after discovering Phil Bell and the Pegorino Family's involvement in the sabotage of the cocaine deal between the Ancelottis and the Russians. Trespass
RayBoccino-GTAIV.jpg Ray Boccino Pegorino Family Niko Bellic Killed because Jimmy Pegorino suspected he was a rat. Pest Control
KimYoung-Guk-GTAIV.jpg Kim Young-Guk Korean Mob Niko Bellic Killed for being a threat to the Gambetti Family's assets. Dining Out
UncleVince-TBOGT.jpg Vincenzo Pelosi Ancelotti Family Luis Fernando Lopez Killed to intimidate Rocco Pelosi and rescue Gay Tony. Party's Over
JonGravelli-GTAIV.jpg Jon Gravelli Gambetti Family Natural causes Died from natural causes before standing trial. After Out of Commission (Revenge)/A Revenger's Tragedy (Deal)
Timur-TBOGT.png Timur Faustin Family Luis Fernando Lopez Killed to get to Ray Bulgarin. Departure Time
RayBulgarin-TBOGT.jpg Ray Bulgarin Faustin Family Luis Fernando Lopez Killed for begrudging Luis and Tony and attempting to have them killed. Departure Time

Endings

Image Name Affiliation Killed By Information Death In
DimitriRascalov-GTAIV.jpg Dimitri Rascalov Faustin Family Niko Bellic

Killed for betraying Niko early in the game.

A Dish Served Cold (Revenge)
Revenger's Tragedy (Deal)

JimmyPegorino-GTAIV.jpg Jimmy Pegorino Pegorino Family Niko Bellic (Revenge)
Dimitri Rascalov (Deal)
Killed for killing Kate McReary. (Revenge)
Killed by Dimitri out of disloyalty. (Deal)
Out of Commission (Revenge)
A Revenger's Tragedy (Deal)

Revenge

Image Name Affiliation Killed By Information Death In
KateMcReary-GTAIV.jpg Kate McReary Independent Jimmy Pegorino Accidentally shot in the stomach by Pegorino who was trying to kill Niko, after Niko ruined Pegorino's deal with Dimitri. Mr. and Mrs. Bellic

Deal

Image Name Affiliation Killed By Information Death In
RomanBellic-GTAIV.jpg Roman Bellic Independent The Killer Accidentally shot and killed by Niko's would-be assassin during a struggle. Mr. and Mrs. Bellic
TheKiller-GTAIV.jpg The Killer Faustin Family Niko Bellic Shot in the head after attempting to kill Niko during a struggle. Mr. and Mrs. Bellic

Choices

During several missions, Niko has a choice of either killing someone or letting them go, which can have an impact on the gameplay/storyline (with the exception of Clarence Little, who shows up again to try to kill Niko and gets killed himself).

Image Name Affiliation Can Be Killed By Information Possible Death In
IvanBytchkov-GTAIV.jpg Ivan Bytchkov Faustin Family Niko Bellic Niko is told by Vlad to kill Ivan, but Niko can either help Ivan up from falling to the ground or stomp on his hands to let him fall. If spared, Ivan will come back later in a random encounter and ask for Niko's help to deal with some people who owe him money. Ivan the Not So Terrible
CheriseGlover-GTAIV.png Cherise Glover Independent Niko Bellic Niko can kill her before chasing after Jayvon or let her live. If spared, she later asks for Niko's help dealing with her new boyfriend in a random encounter. Ruff Rider
Unnamed Russian Goon Independent Niko Bellic Is one of Dimayev's goons, and will be the remaining survivor if Dimayev is killed before any of the goons, in which case he will drop his gun and can be spared or killed. It really doesn't matter, as he never shows up again. Portrait of a Killer
Unnamed Jewish Mobster Jewish Mob Niko Bellic The first diamond dealer can be spared or killed, and he will plead for his life when Niko confronts him. However, if he is shot at beforehand, he will shoot at Niko and will have to be killed, but either way, it doesn't matter as he never shows up again. Late Checkout
DarkoBrevic-GTAIV.jpg Darko Brevic Independent Niko Bellic Niko can either brutally execute Darko or leave him (which Niko thinks is more fitting because Darko is a junkie), though it really has no impact on the game as he never shows up again. That Special Someone

One or the Other

During two separate missions, Niko can kill either one person or the other. The result can have a subtle impact on the gameplay/storyline.

Image Name Affiliation Can Be Killed By Information Possible Death In
PlayboyX-GTAIV.jpg Trey 'Playboy X' Stewart North Holland Hustlers Niko Bellic Niko can kill either Playboy or Dwayne in The Holland Play. The Holland Play
DwayneForge-GTAIV.jpg Dwayne Forge North Holland Hustlers Niko Bellic Niko can kill either Dwayne or Playboy in The Holland Play. The Holland Play
FrancisMcReary-GTAIV.JPG Francis McReary LCPD Niko Bellic Niko can kill either Francis or Derrick in Blood Brothers. Blood Brothers
DerrickMcReary-GTAIV.jpg Derrick McReary Irish Mob Niko Bellic Niko can kill either Derrick or Francis in Blood Brothers. Blood Brothers

Possible Deaths

Image Name Affiliation Can Be Killed By Information Possible Death In
DardanPetrela-GTAIV.jpg Dardan Petrela Albanians Niko Bellic Killed for harassing and beating up Roman. (Optional: Niko can simply beat him up) Bleed Out
Jimmy-GTAIV.jpg Jimmy Independent Niko Bellic Niko can kill Jimmy to get his car, but Vlad does not like this as "dead guys don't pay interest." Clean Getaway
Mickey-GTAIV.jpg Mickey Independent Niko Bellic Niko can kill Mickey during Uncle Vlad. (This is unlikely, as Niko and Mickey get on) Uncle Vlad
Vasily Independent Niko Bellic Niko can kill Vasily while chasing Minkov. Wrong is Right
Karen Independent Niko Bellic Can get killed during the shootout in the law offices. Final Interview
Alonzo-GTAIV.jpg Alonzo Northwood Dominican Drug Dealers Niko Bellic Niko can kill him to stop him from warning Teddy. A Long Way to Fall
Jeff-GTAIV.jpg Jeff Independent Hit and killed by a car Accidentally hit by a speeding sports car after he walked out into traffic. If the player kills Jeff's wife in his first random mission, he can no longer kill his wife thus disabling his later missions and preventing him from killing himself in his 3rd encounter. Jeff Random Encounter 3