Emmerdale’s Moira Dingle to pay emotional tribute to deceased daughter Holly tonight

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Tonight’s visit to Emmerdale is set to be an emotional rollercoaster for cast member Moira Dingle (Natalie J Robb).

The ITV soap will pay tribute to tragic Holly Barton (Sophie Powles) on the third anniversary of her death in Thursday’s episode.

The episode is set to be highly emotional for grieving mum Moira.

Troubled Holly had a long history of drug abuse during her time in the Dales.

Holly Barton died from a drug overdose and was found by her mum Moira in 2016

The rebel daughter of the late John (James Thornton) and Moria, and sister of Matty and Adam, started taking cocaine recreationally but her drug taking soon spiralled out of control, leading to her devastating death.

Her drug consumption upset fellow villagers, who Holly stole from to support her habit.

A desperate Holly, who arrived in the village in 2009, stole ketamine from the vets, babysat while high and stole money from her mates.

Dad John disowned Holly after she refused his support to help her kick the habit.

Sophie Powles played troubled Holly for four years

She later agreed to go on a methadone programme and things seemed to be looking up for the youngster in 2012.

Holly decided to embark on a new future in London but later returned to the village in 2016.

While back home with her family, Holly struggled to find it hard to hide her drug addiction.

In heartbreaking scenes, a suspicious Moira went to check on her daughter after she didn’t get up from bed one afternoon.

Moira has been struggling to come to terms with her daughter’s death in recent years

A concerned Moira went to take Holly some tea up to her room and found her daughter dead surrounded by drug paraphernalia.

The heartbroken mum-of-three has struggled to come to terms with the loss of her daughter in recent years.

Viewers will have to wait and see how Moria remembers her late daughter in tonight’s episode.

Emmerdale continues tonight at 7pm on ITV.

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