The Mitchell sisters tragically died on New Year’s Day’s episode of EastEnders, when they drowned.
In a shocking twist during Ronnie’s wedding to Jack Branning, her fairytale ended in sad circumstances.
Roxy jumped into a swimming pool drunk, and came into difficulty.
Ronnie dived in after her before struggling herself, possibly because of the weight of her wedding dress, and the pair drowned.
EastEnders: Jack Branning made a shocking admission after Ronnie and Roxy Mitchell’s deaths [BBC]
Yesterday’s episode saw the girls discovered, and the news was broken to a stunned Jack that his wife had passed away.
News soon spread around Walford, and tonight saw people start to learn that the Walford residents were not returning.
Tonight, emotions ran high as it fell on Jack to identify the body of his wife.
Ronnie and Roxy’s mother Glenda and brother Danny were also waiting at the morgue to identify Roxy.
Jack broke down as Glenda fell apart, unable to comprehend what had happened to her daughters.
While police continued to investigate the incident that led to their deaths, Jack was dealt a shocking blow.
EastEnders’ Ronnie and Roxy Mitchell’s death revealed: Ronnie and Roxy Mitchell drowned in the hotel pool on the day of Ronnie and Jack’s wedding [BBC]
EastEnders: Max Branning asked about CCTV and was shocked by the police’s revelation [BBC]
CCTV from the hotel revealed Ronnie had dived in after Roxy, appearing to show she went in to save her sister.
Jack questioned what this meant, before blaming Roxy for Ronnie’s death.
Declaring that Ronnie would still be alive if it hadn’t been for her sibling, Jack had one accusation in mind.
He believed that the evidence proved Roxy had dragged her sister under the water.
EastEnders: Jack Branning has to identify Ronnie Mitchell’s body after her death [BBC]
Viewers know that Roxy was lying motionless at the bottom of the pool, leading to Ronnie’s attempt to rescue her.
But will Roxy wrongly be accused of killing her own sister, and will people believe Jack?
With Roxy now dead she wouldn’t be able to clear her name, as the death are still being looked in to.
Jack broke the news to his kids Amy and Richard, and her young son Matthew, that the girls would not return.
EastEnders: Jack Branning believes Roxy Mitchell killed her sister Ronnie [BBC]
Amy asked whether he and Ronnie had rowed after the wedding leading to her departure, as Jack struggled to tell the young children what had happened.
EastEnders continues on Thursday 5th January on BBC One, in a hour-long episode.