Ethan September
Biographical information
Full name Ethan September
Gender Male
Status Alive
Birth 1976
Nationality IndiaUnited KingdomCanada Indian-British-Canadian
Residence Chennai, India (formerly)
Birmingham, United Kingdom (formerly)
Rosenoque, Canada
Past profession(s) FEPD Lab Analyst
Family Henrietta September (mother)
Joseph September (father)
Leigh Tempest (half-sister)
Affiliation(s) Flaming Eagle Police Dept.
Riverview Market Communities
Flaming Eagle Police Department
Rank Chief Medical Examiner
Game information
Appears in Criminal Case
There's a good reason why you shouldn't drink too much coffee! Major drank too much once that he hid in the storage closet and nearly scared me when he came out with a scalpel in hand!
—Ethan September

Ethan September is a main character featured in Season 1 and Season 3 of Criminal Case, where he serves as the Flaming Eagle Police Department's Chief Medical Examiner.

He then became a suspect in the murder investigations of his father, gang leader Joseph September in Like Fighting Snakes (Case #33 of Rosenoque) and FEPD Chief of Police Thomas Ernest in The Thorn Amongst the Roses (Case #54 of Rosenoque). He later became a suspect in the murder investigation of Oceanic community leader Linnea Nobel in Peace is Long Gone (Case #39 of The Mystery).


Originating from Chennai, India and hailing from Birmingham, United Kingdom, Ethan is the 42-year-old coroner of the Flaming Eagle Police Department who worked as a pharmacist and a lab analyst for the FEPD prior to his tenure as coroner of the police department. He has tanned skin, curly brown hair and dark brown eyes. He is seen wearing a black shirt under a white lab coat with a red peony lapel on his right side. Ethan also wears a set of silver charms consisting of prayer beads, the Hindi writing of "Om", and an elephant.

Now 45 years old, Ethan now dons a light blue collared shirt under a dark blue lab coat with a white biohazard symbol on his right side. He also wears a pair of laboratory goggles and a laboratory access badge.

Ethan is known to be analytical, thoughtful and interested in the various sciences in his field, leading him to have several projects when he's not examining murdered cadavers. He also enjoys jewelry work and blogging about scientific theories, although he has a weakness for having a good cup of tea and singing the British anthem. He enjoys having a plate of tandoori chicken with British tea and his favourite animal is the duck.

Per his first suspect appearance, he has an oil stain on his clothing. He is known to handle snakes and eat sunflower seeds.

Per his second suspect appearance, he is noted to know mechanics, take painkillers and suffer from insomnia.

Height 6'0"
Age 42/45
Weight 184 lbs/185 lbs
Eyes brown
Blood A+


As the Chief Medical Examiner (Coroner) of the Flaming Eagle Police Department, Ethan's responsibilities center around carefully examining and analyzing each murdered corpse, and informing the team of such results after a certain amount of time or a speed-up process using Criminal Case Cash. His task-wait rates vary depending on the difficulty of the task, but they all cost 1 Criminal Case Cash per 30 minutes.

Below is the list of analyses Ethan performs throughout the course of the game:

Case #1: Pebbles on the Beach

Case #2: Party Till One Drops

Case #3: Sink or Swim

  • Mathilda's Body (18:00:00)
  • Mathilda's Legs (09:00:00)

Case #4: The Spear in One's Chest

Case #5: Jumping the Shark

  • Kira's Body (18:00:00)

Case #6: Biting the Dust

Case #7: The Party Comes Crashing

  • Arthur's Body (18:00:00)
  • DNA Sample (09:00:00)

Case #8: Know Your Enemy

Case #9: Back From the Grave

  • Sue's Body (18:00:00)

Case #10: A Cause Worth Dying

Case #11: Striking Another Match

  • Edward's Body (18:00:00)
  • Edward's Head (12:00:00)
  • Tyler's Body (12:00:00)

Case #12: A Bullet's Motive

  • Erik's Body (18:00:00)

Case #13: Raking Over the Ashes

  • Andrew's Body (18:00:00)
  • Arsonist's Flamethrower (15:00:00)

Case #14: A Deadly Relation

  • Pete's Body (18:00:00)
  • Pete's Arms (15:00:00)

Case #15: The Goblin's Revenge

  • Liam's Body (18:00:00)

Case #16: Lost by the Bell

Case #17: No Time to Breathe

Case #18: Taste Your Own Medicine

Case #19: Fight for the Rights

Case #20: The Dose of Creation

Case #21: The Wicked Witch of the East

Case #22: Freedom at a Price

  • Evan's Body (18:00:00)
  • Injured Wolf (09:00:00)

Case #23: No Time to Clown Around

Case #24: The Bite of Destiny

Case #25: The Tell-Tale Heart

  • Gwendolyn's Body (18:00:00)
  • Cracked Skull (09:00:00)

Case #26: A Moon of Blood

  • Marie's Body (18:00:00)
  • Wolves (12:00:00)

Case #27: Wrongly Sentenced

Case #28: Gathering the Troops

  • Bernand's Body (18:00:00)
  • Horse (12:00:00)

Case #29: A Snake in Our Boots

  • Kevin's Body (18:00:00)
  • Lancehead Snake (15:00:00)

Case #30: When the Noose Tightens

Case #31: The Game's Gone to the Dogs

  • Wilbur's Body (18:00:00)
  • Drug Box (06:00:00)

Case #32: Derailed for Death

Case #33: Like Fighting Snakes

Case #34: Let's Drink to Death

  • Fredrick's Body (18:00:00)
  • Vials of Poison (06:00:00)

Case #35: Becoming Your Coffin

Case #36: La Grande Illusion

Case #37: Swept off Her Feet

Case #38: Losing One's Hand over Fist

  • Kian's Body (18:00:00)

Case #39: Links of the Broken Chain

Case #40: Let the Votes Begin

Case #41: A Canadian Intervention

Case #42: People Have Their Connections

Case #43: Drink Your Sins Out

Case #44: Taking An Action

  • Ryan's Body (18:00:00)

Case #45: Threat from the Past

Case #46: Tallying Up the Votes

Case #47: In Grievance...

Case #48: Disorder in the Court

Case #49: Thieves of Chaos

  • Kendra's Body (18:00:00)
  • Bloody Tooth (15:00:00)

Case #50: Becoming Sitting Ducks

Case #51: Drilled Into Horrors

Case #52: A Pressing Matter

  • igor's Body (18:00:00)

Case #53: Plans Badly Executed


Case Appearances

Season 1

Season 3

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