Although the cause of death was reported as accident - lawnmower-related, Zoe, a 27-year-old sous chef, is convinced that her late boyfriend, Xander Cox, was murdered. She is American. She started studying food science at college but never finished the course. She has a severe phobia of feet Physically, Zoe is slightly overweight but otherwise in good shape. She is tall with light skin, grey hair and brown eyes. She grew up in an upper class neighbourhood. Having never really known her parents, she was raised in a series of foster homes. She is currently married to Simone Jaiden Foster. Simone is 2 years older than her and works as a lab assistant. Zoe has one child with husband Simone: Lukas aged 0. Zoe's best friend is a sous chef called Brian Stone. They have a very firey friendship. She also hangs around with Alicja Pierce and Bernice Lewis. They enjoy extreme ironing together.