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Conrad Winmar is a notable character who appeared in the Season Five episode of Criminal Minds, "Cradle to Grave".


Little is known about Conrad's personal life, other than that he, at some point, met a woman named Jane, married her, and fathered a daughter with her, Monica, who grew up to be a troubled child. Monica eventually ran away from home and was abducted by Robert Reimann in October 2004. For two years, he raped her repeatedly and forced her to give birth to his children. After she bore a son and a daughter with him, Reimann killed her on March 24, 2006, and dumped her body. It was soon found by authorities, which dismayed both Conrad and Jane.

Cradle to Grave[]

In 2009, when the BAU is called in to investigate Monica's murder and two other murders that followed, Conrad and Jane are called to the New Mexico State Police station at JJ's behest. She asks them to approve the unearthing of Monica's body. At first, they refuse, but then, they reconsider after JJ informs them that Monica may have given birth right before she was killed, that the baby may have been placed in the adoption system, and that investigators intend to compare sample tissue to state adoption records in order to find the baby.

Later, Jane and Conrad learn through JJ that Monica had given birth to a daughter named Lisa, who was adopted in Arizona by a loving couple who did not physically or emotionally abuse her. They express their intent to adopt Lisa, only to find out that her adoptive parents have no intention of letting her go. Conrad becomes aggressive, saying that he and Jane have a right as her grandparents to take care of her. However, an ambivalent Jane guides him away, saying that she will discuss it with him. At the end of the episode, Conrad and Jane return to the police station and learn from JJ that while Lisa's parents will not give up custody of her, they want her to know her grandparents. They then learn that Monica gave birth to another child, a son named Michael, a year before she was killed. The two then officially meet Michael for the first time.