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Hollyoaks spoilers: TRAGEDY! Friends and family are in shock following the sudden death of Lily McQueen

Lily McQueen in Hollyoaks

Lily McQueen's tragic death from sepsis leaves friends and family in meltdown

Friends and family are reeling following the shock death of Lily McQueen (Lauren McQueen)  from sepsis.

Tragically, vulnerable Lily who has had a history of self-harming suffered from fatal blood poisoning after cutting her arms. She had previously been planning to go on the run with Romeo, who is wanted by the police for Mac Nightingale's murder, before tragedy struck.

Lily McQueen and Romeo Quinn

Lily McQueen was planning to flee Chester with Romeo before she tragically died

It’s not long before her nearest and dearest, all in shock, start to blame eachother for what has happened.  Lily’s estranged husband Prince immediately blames his former best mate Romeo, meanwhile Lily's auntie Diane feels Prince himself is to blame for abandoning Lily when she was at her most fragile.

As they all struggle to compute what’s happened and can't believe she's no longer with them, the village is in meltdown.

Darren Osborne and Juliet Quinn

Juliet took a selfie with Darren when he was asleep

Elsewhere, Juliet Quinn, who has been harbouring an intense crush on Darren Osborne, decides it’s time Darren knew her true feelings.

Darren Osborne and Juliet Quinn

She plucks up the courage to bite the bullet and tell Darren (Ashley Taylor-Dawson) that she’s in love with him! Is she on the verge of making a terrible mistake? How is Darren going to react when Juliet spills all?

Hollyoaks is shown weekdays on C4 at 6.30pm with the next episode following on E4


Tess Lamacraft
Tess Lamacraft

Tess is a senior writer for What’s On TV, TV Times, TV & Satellite and She's been writing about TV for over 25 years and worked on some of the UK’s biggest and best-selling publications including the Daily Mirror where she was assistant editor on the weekend TV magazine, The Look, and Closer magazine where she was TV editor. She has freelanced for a whole range of websites and publications including We Love TV, The Sun’s TV Mag, Woman, Woman’s Own, Fabulous, Good Living, Prima and Woman and Home.