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Thursday 24th October 2019

Hollyoaks SPOILERS: James Nightingale contemplates suicide after learning of Harry Thompson's death

The soap favourite struggles to cope in the fallout of his ex's death

Harry Thompson's body has finally been found, months after Hollyoaks serial killer Breda McQueen murdered him in cold blood.

And the discovery of his death will be far reaching within the small Chester community - not least by his ex-boyfriend James Nightingale.

James and Harry in happier times (Credit: Lime Pictures)

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In devastating scenes to air next week, James is left contemplating suicide as he struggles to come to terms with the devastating news that Harry is dead.

Broken by the news and on the edge of despair, James - played by Gregory Finnegan - starts drinking heavily unable to cope with the shocking loss.

Feeling helpless, he heads to the station to find out if they have any more news.

James is on the brink after hearing about Harry's death (Credit: Lime Pictures)

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However, in distressing scenes to follow, mum Marnie and son Romeo later see him standing on the edge of a deadly drop in the pouring rain clearly thinking about jumping off...

Can they talk him down?

During Wednesday's (October 2) first-look episode, news of Harry's death spread across the village.

Romeo and Juliet watch in horror as James considers taking his own life (Credit: Lime Pictures)

Marnie and Romeo's attempts to help James move on were blown out of the water when James received a phone call telling him the grim news about Harry.

A broken-hearted James then vowed that he'd never give up until he brought his love Harry's killer to justice.

But a lot can happen in a matter of days, as the horrifying shock sets in, leaving him helpless with grief.

Will James eventually come down and be instrumental in Breda's downfall?

Viewers know that Harry was murdered, while loved ones believed he had run away after he was accused of being involved in a car accident.

Marnie is horrified to see her son on the edge of the village archway (Credit: Lime Pictures)

Breda stabbed Harry to death after learning he was planning to go on the run from the police, leaving his newborn baby with single mum Sadie.

The killer McQueen has been targeting people she perceives to be bad fathers, feeling like God is telling her to rid the world of them...

Spoilers tell us that Breda's killing spree will be discovered in dramatic scenes to air during a one-off Hollyoaks Later episode next year.

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