EastEnders spoilers: Hunter Owen is out to kill Jack!

Hunter Owen in EastEnders
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Hunter Owen goes after Jack Branning with a deadly intent, Whitney Dean faces up to Ben Mitchell and Keanu Taylor is on a mission.

EastEnders' Mel Owen is frantic after discovering that her son Hunter Owen has gone missing - with a gun! Lisa Fowler is with Mel and is horrified when her ex Phil Mitchell barges in, demanding to know where their daughter Louise Mitchell is hiding.

Lisa does her best to cover her tracks but Phil soon realises that Louise is close by. Mel manages to escape Lisa and Phil’s drama and turns her attention to searching for Hunter. Her blood runs cold when she realises that he’s going after the man who put him in prison, Jack Branning…

Hunter lies in wait for Jack at the Brannings’ house. But when Denise Fox returns home she’s terrified when she comes face-to-face with a raging Hunter. Realising that Jack is at The Vic, Hunter heads to the pub’s barrel store to lie in wait for his nemesis…

Callum Highway waits nervously at the wedding venue, not sure whether fiancée Whitney Dean will go through with the ceremony or not. After coming face-to-face with Callum’s lover Ben Mitchell, Whitney has been left shaken. Will she put her fears aside to get the happy ending that she wants?

EastEnders Keanu and Ben argue

Meanwhile, Keanu Taylor is intent on getting to Ben to make his withdraw his statement against him. The two men struggle to contain their anger.

A desperate Louise searches for a missing Keanu, keen to get him back to safety. After an astonished Bex Fowler finds Louise in the Square, they rush into the Vic as Louise has seen stepmum Sharon Mitchell and doesn’t want to be discovered.

Also, Lola struggles to hide her feelings from Jay.

EastEnders continues on BBC1 on Thursday at 7.30 pm

Rachel Lucas
Forward Planning Deputy Manager

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