Brian Walters was a human. He was the Medical Examiner at Mystic Falls Hospital and the former boyfriend of Meredith Fell. He was killed in Season 3 by the Mystic Falls Serial Killer, when it really was Alaric Saltzman.
As a teenager, Brian dated Meredith Fell, who later became a doctor and a member of the Town Council as well. He dumped Meredith on Wickery Bridge after prom and she never forgave him. Neither did she ever get over his distaste for the bridge.
Brian was Meredith's ex-boyfriend. He was seen arguing with Meredith the night before he was murdered and then the next morning, it was discovered that he had been killed. He was killed by a wooden stake through his chest, even though he was human. Sheriff Forbes revealed to Alaric and Elena that the stake belonged to the Gilbert Family and had Elena's fingerprints on it.
Brian is a male given name of Irish and Breton origin, and the the meaning is "high, noble".
- He is the first victim killed by Mystic Falls Serial Killer.