Chantelle (played by Jessica Plummer) is desperate to escape husband Gray (Toby Alexander Smith) and the abuse she has endured at his hands. She has enlisted the help of Kheerat Panesar (Jaz Deol) to help her flee Walford but it seems the EastEnders newcomer may have fallen into a trap when he went to retrieve some of her belongings from her home in the Square.
The episode opened with Chantelle in a cafe waiting to be served as Gray stood ominously behind her.
He overheard Chantelle on the phone to Kheerat, explaining: “There’s been a change of plan. I need a favour, something from the house.
“So the spare key is under a plant pot by the back door. Upstairs in my bedroom under the bed there’s a box, a memory box.
“Just photos, hospital tags, silly things but sentimental. I need it. Can you get it for me please?”
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EastEnders spoilers: Kheerat Panesar jailed for Chantelle's death as he makes big mistake (Image: BBC)
EastEnders spoilers: Gray overheard Chantelle speaking to Kheerat (Image: BBC)
“What about the alarm?” asked Kheerat.
Chantelle assured him: “I’ve got a code, have you got a piece of paper?”
“Give it to me,” Kheerat replied as Chantelle read out: “6739. Gray will be there by himself so wait until he goes out.
“Maybe wait until it’s dark