DI Richard Poole (played by Ben Miller) met a grisly end on the island of Saint Marie after arriving on the island to solve the murder of his predecessor. The Death in Paradise star had wanted to leave the show but admitted he wasn’t entirely happy his character met such a brutal end.
Ben and Dwayne Myers star Danny John-Jules spoke about their time on the show in a recent interview.
"The thing is, it's not very nice to be murdered!” Ben explained.
“However you feel about the story, being murdered on screen is not pleasant, I've been murdered a couple of times in things.
“It's spooky! People treat you in a weird way if you're being murdered in something.”
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Death in Paradise: Ben Miller spoke out on his gruesome exit (Image: BBC)
Death in Paradise: Richard was killed at a Cambridge reunion (Image: BBC)
“People don't want to hang out with you!" Ben added.
The lead detective was killed off a Cambridge University reunion by a former fellow student.
Danny John-Jules added: ”It's like your last day on set!
“It's like when I was killed in Blade, no one talked to me that day!"
Death in Paradise: Ben felt the time was right to leave the show (Image: BBC)
Death in Paradise: Dwayne star Danny shared an onset mishap (Image: BBC)
Ben went on to explain why he felt it was the right time to leave the