According to The Sun, Ben's father Phil (Steve McFadden) finds out about the incident and destroys evidence that links the teenager to the woman's murder. However, Shirley Carter (Linda Henry), Phil's partner and Heather's best friend grows suspicious of the mechanic believing that her partner may have had a hand in the death of her best friend. A spokesperson for the soap said: ''Heather's life will go through various twists and turns over the next couple of months which will place numerous people in the frame."
/p>class="lead">Eastenders character Heather Trott will be killed off from the BBC1 soap after teenager Ben Mitchell (Joshua Pascoe) murders her following a dramatic confrontation. The mother of one who has been in the BBC1 soap since 2007 will leave later this year after her exit from the show was announced late last year. However, despite many fans speculating that the character would be killed by her romantic interest Andrew Cotton (Ricky Grover), reports today claim that it will be infact the troublesome teenager who bumps her off.