Detective Sergeant Riley is a young female detective working Megan’s case. Riley, like Gaskill, is suspicious and wary of Rachel—but unlike Gaskill, Riley is more ready to pin Rachel down as a “sad” and lonely liar whose involvement in Megan’s disappearance stems her desire to be a part of something.
Detective Sergeant Riley Character Timeline in The Girl on the Train
The timeline below shows where the character Detective Sergeant Riley appears in The Girl on the Train. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...changed some details to make it more believable—implying that it is a lie. Gaskill and Riley continued badgering Rachel about the story, insisting that she wanted to harm the child and... (full context)
...first child broke. Detectives believe the deceased baby’s father may have killed Megan. Gaskill and Riley have questioned Scott about the story—but Scott knows very little about Megan’s past. He believes... (full context)
...ambulance that night—it arrived too late to save Tom. The police and detectives Gaskill and Riley showed up, and Anna answered all their initial questions as Rachel sat in shock on... (full context)