Emmerdale actress Kitty McGeever dies, aged 44

The Emmerdale actress Kitty McGeever, who played character Lizzie Lakely, has died, aged 44. She was the first blind actress to be cast as a regular in a UK soap.

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Kitty McGeever's last act of kindness

It has been revealed that the family of Emmerdale actress, Kitty McGeever, have asked for her organs to be donated to help others after her sudden death last night.

Emmerdale Producer, Kate Oates, said that the actresses cornea and liver will be donated. She said the actress had been waiting for some time for a kidney transplant - but although that never came for her she wanted others to benefit in some way:

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