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A list of all character deaths that have featured in Emmerdale's storylines.

Emmerdale has been noted for its frequent and dramatic deaths. A plane crash in 1993 that killed all the passengers and four characters was watched by 17 million viewers, and doubled subsequent ratings.

No. Date Character Cause
1 30th January 1973 Sharon Crossthwaite Strangled by Jim Latimer
2 20th February 1973 Ian 'Trash' McIntyre Fell out of a window
3 16th July 1973 Peggy Skilbeck Brain hemorrhage
4 13th January 1976 Sam Skilbeck Car accident
5 13th January 1976 Sally Skilbeck Car accident
6 13th January 1976 Beattie Dowton Car accident
7 1976 Bella Ryland Cancer
8 21st June 1977 Jim Gimbel Suicide by gunshot
9 1978 George Verney Natural causes
10 12th April 1979 Unknown rapist of Wendy Hotson Hit by Motorbike
11 8th May 1980 Harry Moore Heart attack
12 19th February 1981 Enoch Tolly Tractor accident
13 27th November 1984 Sam Pearson Natural causes
14 23rd January 1986 Harry Mowlam Murdered by Derek Warner
15 26th August 1986 Pat Sugden Car accident
16 5th November 1987 Metcalfe Natural causes
17 24th November 1988 Stephen Fuller Hit by a falling tree
18 6th July 1989 Denis Rigg Gored by a bull
19 16th August 1989 Jackie Merrick Accidental gunshot wound
20 16th August 1990 Pete Whiteley Run over by Kate Sugden
21 1st January 1991 Paolo Rosetti Shot by unknown assailant
22 7th July 1991 Paula Barker Cancer
23 30th July 1991 Bill Whiteley Natural causes
24 3rd October 1991 Henry Wilks Heart attack
25 2nd February 1993 Meg Armstrong Stroke
26 30th December 1993 Mark Hughes Crushed by falling wall in plane crash
27 30th December 1993 Elizabeth Pollard Struck by falling debris during plane crash
28 30th December 1993 Archie Brooks Incinerated by a fireball during plane crash
29 30th December 1993 Leonard Kempinski Car accident during plane crash
30 31st May 1994 Simmy Shot by Reg Dawson
31 7th June 1994 Shirley Turner Shot by Reg Dawson
32 7th June 1994 Reg Dawson Shot by police marksman
33 9th August 1994 Ben Dingle Heart murmur
34 13th December 1994 Alice Wood Natural causes
35 6th June 1995 Joe Sugden Car accident
36 1st August 1995 Luke McAllister Car accident
37 11th April 1996 Jed Connell Shot by Nick Bates while poaching
38 22nd August 1996 Granny Hopwood Heart attack
39 26th December 1996 Dave Glover Killed in a fire
40 8th May 1997 Ron Hudson Huntington's disease
41 23rd May 1997 Frank Tate Heart attack
42 30th July 1997 Kate Sugden Brain haemorrhage
43 21st October 1997 Linda Fowler Car accident
44 1998 Lord Alex Oakwell Fell off a roof
45 25th December 1998 Vic Windsor From injuries sustained after falling against a fridge cabinet during robbery.
46 11th May 1999 Rachel Hughes Pushed off cliff by Graham Clark
47 11th November 1999 Liam Hammond Shot by Zoe Tate
48 18th February 2000 Graham Clark Car accident
49 20th March 2000 Pete Collins Bus crash
50 20th March 2000 Patricia Holmes Bus crash
51 20th March 2000 Councillor Bob Simmons Bus crash
52 24th March 2000 Butch Dingle Internal Bleeding caused by Bus Crash
53 16th November 2000 Sarah Sugden Barn fire started by Andy Sugden
54 10th September 2001 Jean Strickland Run over by Marc Reynolds
55 9th September 2002 Harry Partridge Heart Attack
56 16th September 2002 Edith Weatherall Natural causes
57 22nd November 2002 DC Adrien Collins Car accident
58 22nd November 2002 Angie Reynolds Car accident
59 17th December 2002 Jedediah Dingle Natural causes
60 25th December 2002 Tony Bell Stabbed by Ray Mullan
61 26th December 2002 Ray Mullan Struck by a vase in self defense by Louise Appleton
62 17th September 2003 Chris Tate Suicide by medication overdose
63 8th January 2004 Tricia Dingle Struck by falling bricks
64 6th July 2004 Paul Marsden Fell off roof
65 24th November 2004 Roger Dyson Heart attack
66 17th March 2005 Shelley Williams Drowned
67 2nd October 2005 Max King Car explosion
68 30th October 2005 Seth Armstrong Natural causes
69 27th February 2006 Brian Addyman Car accident
70 13th April 2006 Terence Turner Struck over the head with a fire extinguisher by Adam Forsythe
71 13th July 2006 Noreen Bell House collapse
72 13th July 2006 David Brown House collapse
73 13th July 2006 Dawn Woods House collapse
74 31st July 2006 Alice Dingle Morphine overdose administered by Sam Dingle
75 12th November 2006 Adam Forsythe Suicide by hanging
76 25th December 2006 Tom King Pushed out of a window by Carl King
77 17th May 2007 Len Reynolds Heart attack
78 1st August 2007 Colin McFarlane Natural causes
79 27th September 2007 DCI Grace Barraclough Run over
80 25th December 2007 Rosemary King Suicide by gunshot
81 21st February 2008 Daniel Thomas Cot death
82 18th November 2008 Donald De Souza Heart attack
83 1st December 2008 Shane Doyle Struck over the head with a chair leg by Jasmine Thomas
84 16th December 2008 Matthew King Car accident
85 5th February 2009 Jack Sugden Heart attack
86 12th January 2010 Mark Wylde Shot by Natasha Wylde
87 23rd July 2010 Shadrach Dingle Drowned
88 13th January 2011 Viv Hope Fire started by Nick Henshall
89 13th January 2011 Terry Woods Fire started by Nick Henshall
90 17th February 2011 Nick Henshall Suicide by gunshot
91 7th June 2011 Jackson Walsh Assisted suicide
92 8th November 2011 Mia Macey Car accident
93 16th February 2012 John Barton Car accident
94 17th October 2012 Carl King Hit with a brick by Cameron Murray
95 24th December 2012 Alex Moss Murdered by Cameron Murray
96 25th July 2013 Genesis Walker Suffocated by Cameron Murray
97 17th October 2013 Cameron Murray Electrocuted
98 24th October 2013 Alan Turner Natural causes
99 4th March 2014 Gemma Andrews Brain death
100 14th August 2014 Donna Windsor Jumped from multi-storey car park
101 14th August 2014 Gary North Fell from multi-storey car park whilst handcuffed to Donna Windsor
102 25th September 2014 Robbie Lawson Accidentally hit by flare fired by Declan Macey
103 5th February 2015 Katie Sugden Fell through rotten floorboards after being pushed by Robert Sugden
104 16th July 2015 Hilary Potts Heart problems
105 4th August 2015 Ruby Haswell Injuries in stomach from debris after a helicopter crashed into the village hall
106 4th August 2015 Val Pollard Hit by a falling shard of glass in the mirror maze due to the helicopter explosion at the village hall
107 4th August 2015 Unknown helicopter pilot Helicopter crashed into the village hall
107 3rd September 2015 Suzie Heart Attack
108 11th February 2016 Tess Harris Ran over by Kirin Kotecha
109 3rd May 2016 Edna Birch Ovarian cancer
110 12th May 2016 Gordon Livesy Suicide by hanging
111 18th May 2016 Dylan Lung infection
112 29th September 2016 Holly Barton Overdose
113 17th October 2016 James Barton Injuries sustained after falling off a bridge
114 30th January 2017 Joanie Dingle Heart Attack
115 7th April 2017 Ashley Thomas Pneumonia

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