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Emmerdale’s Aaron Dingle set to find body of murdered boyfriend Ben in explosive scenes

Danny Miller, who has played Aaron for 13 years, is set to leave the soap.

By Jamie Tabberer

Words: Jamie Tabberer; picture: ITV

Emmerdale’s long-running gay character Aaron Dingle will be left bereft after seeing his boyfriend’s dead body in tonight’s episode (Friday 26 November).

The explosive storyline precedes actor Danny Miller’s exit from the soap after 13 years.

The emotional scenes will see Aaron’s boyfriend Ben Tucker – played by Simon Lennon – murdered by serial killer Meena Jutla, played by Paige Sandhu.

“I’ve wanted to spread my wings”

Miller, who can currently be seen on ITV’s I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!, recently announced he is quitting the show – leading fans to question whether he too will fall victim to Meena.

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In an interview with Digital Spy, Miller said of moving on to pastures new: “It’s a massive part of my life and it’s taught me loyalty. I’ve wanted to spread my wings for a while and a show like [I’m A Celebrity] gives me the opportunity to see what else happens after.

“The show is a fantastic money earner, I’m not going to lie, so it gives me the opportunity to be off for a year. So if nothing happens I’ll be comfortable and with my family. If new jobs come up, then we’ll see.”

Former Attitude cover star Miller joined Emmerdale in 2008.

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