Harriet (played by Katherine Dow Blyton) has been on tenterhooks for weeks on Emmerdale after her surrogate daughter Dawn Taylor (Olivia Bromley) murdered Malone (Mark Womack) in self-defence. The vicar helped the mother-of-one to cover her tracks, wrapping the corpse up in a rug and then disposing of the body in an empty grave. In Friday night’s instalment of the ITV soap, her partner Will (Dean Andrews) discovered what his loved ones had done and realised why they had been acting shifty for the past couple of weeks. However, once a criminal himself and hearing how the villain found his resting place, it seems he wasn’t too convinced his daughter and fiancée had been as smart as they thought they were being.
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The drama kicked off following the cliffhanger on Wednesday night when Dawn was struggling to cope with the guilt and confessed her sins to her father.
With Will in disbelief, the latest episode of the weeknight serial drama saw Harriet walk into the tense atmosphere having returned from a “retreat”.
As the two women explained why they didn’t go to the police, their loved one put two and two together and realised the missing rug had actually been used as a cover for getting Malone’s body out of the house.
Asking more questions, the former criminal then discovered the corpse was lying in the village graveyard, just metres away from the house he was living in.
Trying to get his head around everything, the ex-jailbird began to pick out faults in their plan, starting off with the fact there was still an investigation going on as to where the DI had vanished to.
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Emmerdale spoilers: Harriet Finch and Dawn Taylor covered up Malone's murder (Image: ITV)
Despite Dawn explaining the authorities knew the villain was “dodgy”, her father said: “But he was still a senior policeman [now] lying in a grave.”
“Which no one will ever find,” Harriet declared, adding: “Why would they? It’s the safest place,” but her partner didn’t seem too sure.
“Really? Wrapped in a rug with a little bit of dirt over him,” he said, but the vicar assured him Malone was deep underground.
“What if a dog gets the scent?” Will then asked, to