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Josephine is a survivor of the outbreak in AMC's The Walking Dead. She is a survivor who was living in Meridian when it was attacked by the Reapers. She is also the sister of Elijah.


Location Unknown

Nothing is known about Josephine's life prior to or as the outbreak began aside that she was Elijah's sister.


Season 10

"Home Sweet Home"

After Kelly is found after going off on her own to find Connie, Maggie says she understands her frustration, especially since Elijah recently lost his sister at the hands of the Reapers.

Season 11

"Promises Broken"

After Elijah, Negan, Gabriel, and Maggie encounter Teresa in the woods and put her down, Maggie identifies Teresa as the best friend of Elijah's sister. Maggie warns Elijah that his sister is likely wandering around the area somewhere as well and promises to get revenge upon the Reapers for the murders of her and the rest of their people. Elijah promises to kill the Reaper that had murdered his sister personally.

Later, as the group are walking with a horde to destroy the Reapers at Meridian, Elijah spots his sister walking amongst the dead. Elijah silently breaks down in tears, but he is unable to do anything about it without breaking his cover.

"For Blood"

Although she is unseen, the herd that Josephine is a part of lays siege to Meridian, eventually getting inside of the walls where the Reapers fire the hwacha at them.

"No Other Way"

The entire herd that Josephine is a part of is blown up by the Reapers with the hwacha.

It's revealed that Brandon Carver was the one who killed her. When Elijah confronts Carver over his sister's murder, Carver shows no care or remorse for his actions. During the stand-off with the Reapers, Elijah attempts to exact revenge on Carver for Josephine's murder but collapses. As the other Reapers leave, Elijah reminds Maggie of her promise to make all of the Reapers pay for what they did to Josephine and the others. Maggie shoots Boone and Washington dead before killing Carver with one of Elijah's kamas, finally getting revenge for Josephine's murder.


Killed By

She was killed by Brandon during an attack by the Reapers and later reanimated.

She was put down when the Reapers, on Leah's orders, used the hwacha to blow up the entire herd that she was a part of.

Killed Victims

This list shows the victims Josephine has killed:

  • Possibly numerous counts of zombies


TV Series

Season 11


  • Josephine shares the same name as Maggie's mother, this may have contributed to Maggie's bond with her.