EASTENDERS followers have been left in shock as Whitney Dean KILLS her stalker Leo King in self-defence.
Viewers have watched the nail-biting scenes as Leo, who’s the son of Whitney’s peadophile abuser, stalked her from the attic of her home.
He had been hiding there for every week, as he spied on Whitney from a peep gap.
Then issues escalated on Tuesday when he tried to homicide her.
Fortunately, Leo was caught and the police are actually on his tail – but it surely turned clear all through tonight’s episode that Leo was nonetheless in the home.
As she’s on the telephone to the police after a letter from Tony is stolen, he peeks by way of the door to observe her.
“It looks like he’s nonetheless right here, I’ve been scrubbing and scrubbing,” Whitney says to Kat Slater, as Leo listens in.
When Whitney is washing her arms, Leo grabs her telephone and texts Kat that “she’s going to be late” in order that they don’t get suspicious.
Leo stated: “I learn it. Dad’s letter. Didn’t take lengthy. Couldn’t have taken him lengthy to write down it. Then proper on the finish, proper earlier than he was about to finish all of it, he had the guts to write down that. Dearest Whit, I all the time cherished you. He forgave you.”
Whitney stated: “He needed to imagine that it was some love story. However it weren’t, as a result of he was a grown man and I used to be a 12-year-old woman.”
She added: “I’ve informed you the reality time and time once more. He was sick. He was twisted. You’re not like that. Don’t let him smash your life like he tried to mine.”
Nevertheless, he didn’t imagine Whitney and went to attacked her. She hit him over the pinnacle and ran away.
As they scrambled within the kitchen, Leo hit his head on the desk.
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He wasn’t useless, nonetheless, and lunged at her as soon as extra. As they collapsed onto the ground, Whitney had the knife out – and he stabbed him within the chest.