Emmerdale fans fear for soap favourite with shock exit planned


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Spoilers released by Emmerdale seem to hint that long-standing character Jimmy King could be set to exit the ITV soap.

The soap-land favourite found himself charged with death by dangerous driving after a devastating crash last month, and now teasers appear to show him preparing to plead guilty to the charge, which could see him jailed for a long time.

Actor Nick Miles has been on the show since 2004, so could he be making a shock departure?

Jimmy will leave his wife Nicola King mortified when he confirms his intentions following his recent charge, blaming himself over Paul Ashdale’s death, The Mirror reports.

Paul died after Jimmy crashed his lorry into the farm building he was in with Liv Flaherty, after he veered off the road at high speed.

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Is the end nigh for long-standing Emmerdale character?
Is the end nigh for long-standing Emmerdale character?

Jimmy was worried something was wrong with Nicola and that son Carl was being kidnapped, leading to him speeding back to the village in low sunlight.

Unable to see ahead, he crashed straight into the building injuring both Paul and Liv, before the lorry and the barn exploded.

Jimmy and Liv barely survived, while Paul later died from his injuries.

The police have charged him with death by dangerous driving, and a guilty Jimmy decides to accept his fate and admit blame.

Speaking to Nicola, he reveals he plans to plead guilty to the charge which could carry a long prison sentence.

But does this mean we could be bidding farewell to the character soon?

He isn’t the only one feeling the guilt, as Liv is hiding the fact she left an injured Paul in the barn and didn’t help him just before the explosion.

She will relapse in upcoming scenes, turning to alcohol to try and forget her actions which will soon be exposed – while fans will argue her actions were warranted given he was beating her up in the barn just as the crash happened.

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