EastEnders favourite Stacey Slater (Lacey Turner) is about to make a shock exit from the soap and her departure has been unveiled in new BBC spoilers.
Fans recently saw Ruby Allen (Louisa Lytton) frame Stacey as she deleted vital evidence proving Stacey did not attack her and cause her miscarriage.
The CCTV footage showed Stacey 'pushing' Ruby down the stairs during a row, but the character is innocent.
Stacey then faced the devastating news that she could go to prison and is advised by her lawyer that she could get her sentence down to six months if she pleads guilty.
In upcoming episodes, Jean struggles as Lily can't understand why more isn't being done to help her mum Stacey.
Will mentions that he knows she is going to prison, and invites Lily to Janet's party in a bid to cheer her up.
At the celebration, Will gives Lily an idea as he mentions Honey's painful injury bringing his family together.
Later, Lily overhears the family talking about Stacey's hearing and seconds later, she is found at the bottom of the stairs knocked out in scary scenes.
Stacey panics and they quickly call for an ambulance, the characters left terrified over Lily's fall and Stacey's upcoming hearing.
Later, Stacey and her ex Martin have a fraught final showdown, but Jean reassures her daughter she'll take care of everything at home.
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In heartbreaking scenes, Stacey says an emotional goodbye before heading off with her holdall to await her fate.
Martin is dating Ruby, but when Stacey returned, Ruby felt threatened by Slater's presence.
Ruby lied about being pregnant to ensure Martin stayed with her, but she didn't have to keep up the fake pregnancy as she realised she was expecting a child.
She soon suffered a heartbreaking miscarriage, but blamed Stacey for the tragic loss.
Will Stacey be able to prove she's innocent, or will this prove to be the end of any chance of her reuniting with Martin?
Fans know that Stacey is leaving temporarily as Lacey is on maternity after welcoming son Trilby with her husband Matt Kay.
EastEnders airs Mondays and Fridays at 8.05pm and Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8.35pm on BBC One.
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