Emmerdale viewers were left utterly heartbroken last month when Joe Tate was brutally killed off.
But it’s unsurprising that some fans are convinced that Joe isn’t dead considering we never saw a body.
And actor Andrew Scarborough, who plays Graham Foster, has added fuel to the fire by not ruling out the speculation.
Speaking about Joe potentially still being alive, he said: "That would be wonderful! Graham treated Joe like his own son, and I don’t think Graham would be able to kill him…"
Cain Dingle still believes that he was the one who accidentally killed Joe and that Graham just took care of the body. However Joe was still alive and it appeared the Graham murdered him.
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Secretly grieving and dealing with the guilt, viewers have watched Graham become consumed by his alcohol addiction once more.
Speaking about Graham’s mindset, he said: "Graham is on the brink of exploding and wants to tell Debbie everything, but he doesn’t. He’s drinking and finding it increasingly difficult to keep a lid on it, but knows he must.
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"What he does say is that Debbie’s dad Cain knows more than she realises. It’s Graham’s way of deflecting and transferring – he wants someone else to feel what he’s feeling."
How will Debbie react when she discovers the truth? And how will Cain when he finds out that Graham finished off the job? Or did he?
*Emmerdale airs tonight at 7pm and 8pm on ITV
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