42 years of Emmerdale... deaths

Happy 42nd anniversary, Emmerdale! As we come up to our 7,000 episode on 16 October 2014, we countdown the moments that defined the small village with big drama. Here's a look at some of the most iconic moments that saw some Villagers meeting a dramatic end...

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