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EastEnders fans turn on Karen as she refuses to believe Gray killed Chantelle

Karen accused Kheerat of killing Chantelle!

EastEnders fans have turned on Karen Taylor as she refused to believe her son-in-law Gray killed her daughter Chantelle.

Last week, Chantelle was killed by her husband Gray in tragic scenes. After attempting to leave her abusive husband, Gray pushed Chantelle and she fell onto an upwards facing knife in the dishwasher

Instead of calling for help, Gray went around the Square, giving himself an alibi, before returning home and making Chantelle’s murder look like an accident.

But this week, Karen and Mitch returned from their holiday to find out their daughter had died.

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Chantelle was killed by Gray in EastEnders (Credit: BBC)

In last night’s episode (Thursday, September 24), Chantelle’s friend Kheerat explained to Mitch that Chantelle planned to leave Gray and that’s why he had the box full of Mia and Mack’s baby things.

He told Mitch that he believed Gray found out about Chantelle’s plans to leave and did something to her.

A drunk Mitch later relayed the information to Karen, but Karen didn’t believe Gray would hurt Chantelle.

Furious, she yelled at Mitch: “She loved Gray, she loved them kids. She wouldn’t… He wouldn’t. Maybe Kheerat’s the one who’s got something to hide eh?

Karen was furious with Mitch (Credit: BBC)

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“Yeah, maybe, maybe he broke into their house. Maybe he loved her she didn’t love him back eh? Maybe he killed her! Have you thought about that?”

She then demanded Mitch leave as she broke down in tears.

However, fans were furious with Karen for not seeing Gray was abusing Chantelle.


However, some fans felt for Karen, understanding that she’s grieving for her daughter.

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Next week, an emotional Karen and Mitch look through family photos for Chantelle’s funeral.

As emotions run high, they lean in for a kiss just as Gray walks in and catches them.

Gray has a go at Mitch (Credit: BBC)

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Mitch is later devastated when Gray turns things on him. He tells Mitch that he was a terrible father to Chantelle, leaving him devastated.

However, what Mitch doesn’t know is that Gray is just trying to cover his own guilt.

EastEnders airs Mondays at 8.05pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7.35pm and Fridays at 8.30pm on BBC One.

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