EMMERDALE bosses have confirmed a beloved character will die in upcoming scenes on the ITV soap and it seems David Metcalfe could be a likely candidate to get the chop.
David (played by Matthew Wolfenden) has been at the centre of one of the biggest Emmerdale storylines to date recently as his relationship with Meena Jutla (Paige Sandhu) has left his loved ones in danger. The serial killer has lost her grip on reality and has become obsessed with making her boyfriend love her, no matter the cost. However, he has begun to develop feelings for Victoria Sugden (Isabel Hodgins) and the pair have had a few stolen moments here and there. In upcoming scenes on the ITV soap and during the show’s survival week, the truth will prevail as Meena gets revenge on her partner for his betrayal. With several lives in danger during the action-packed episodes, producer Kate Brooks has teased it could be David who meets his maker.
In scenes airing this week, Meena will overhear David confessing his love for Victoria as she sets up their tent for survival week.
This sparks a deadly chain of events as the secret lovers head into the icy rapids, putting their lives on the line.
As Victoria finds herself whirling through the uncontrollable waters, David jumps in to try and save the woman he loves.
Watching from the sidelines is his girlfriend and with a killer plan in mind, it seems she could turn to murder if they make it out of the torrent alive.
It’s not been confirmed if anyone will survive the tragedy but Meena will be thirsty for revenge whatever the outcome.
Explaining Meena’s unhinged frame of mind and the opportunity which arose to kill off a beloved character, Kate said: “We don’t take these decisions lightly.
“And we know when you do have a character like Meena, who has a bit of a thirst for murder, not everybody is going to survive.
“Especially not people who have crossed her either,” the producer explained, seemingly confirming David is a strong candidate to be axed from the show in an interview with press, including This website.
Due to his infidelity with Victoria and the fact he was almost killed off during the gun siege a few weeks ago, it could finally be his time to leave the. “Brinkwire Summary News”.