Daniel Ortese is a character in DEXTER. He and his wife Awilda Ortese are the first unfortunate victims of Carlos Fuentes and Marco Fuentes. He and his wife were killed after Daniel withdrew all his money form an ATM and then giving it to the Fuentes Brothers. He and his wife were both killed by a machete and their bodies were left in the house and went unnoticed for weeks. It was only after three more people were killed that their bodies were discovered by Detective Debra Morgan and Officer Cira Manzon.