She can run but she cant hide from the Emmerdale drama (Picture: ITV)

The drama on Emmerdale doesnt just take place on-screen.

Things might be bad on-screen, with a potential bloodbath coming up and factories going up in flames, but even leaving doesnt mean youre safe.

Viewers found out the hard way this week with news about a character from the past.

Who is Rachel Breckle in Emmerdale?

Rachel was a character who joined the show in 2011.

She was later joined by her sister Ali, Alis partner Ruby, niece Amelia and nephew Sean.

She was involved in a feud with Charity (Emma Atkins) during her time on the show, ultimately leaving after Charity tried to frame her for Arson.

Emmerdale Jai Sharma and Rachel Breckle
It wasnt always smooth sailing for Jai and Rachel (Picture: ITV)

She returned for Charitys trial, and ended up sticking around until moving to Liverpool with sister Ali after a custody battle with Jai.



What was Rachel to Jai Sharma and who was Archie?

In 2012, Rachel started working at the Sharmas sweet factory to make some extra money.

Later she got closer with boss Jai (Chris Bisson), sharing an intimate chat after hed been rowing with then-wife Charity.

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This heart-to-heart led to a one-night stand after which Rachel discovered that she was pregnant.

Rachel and Jai welcomed baby boy Archie, which led to the breakdown of Jais marriage to Charity.

Rachel left the show with Archie after being framed for Arson by Charity.

Is Rachel dead in Emmerdale?

Viewers found out that Rachel sadly passed away.

Dan Spencer (Liam Fox), Rachels ex-brother-in-law, received a call from the police letting him know of the sad news.

He was left with the difficult task of telling Jai that the mother of their son is dead.

How did Rachel Breckle die in Emmerdale?

Her cause of death wasnt revealed.

Her off-screen death is just one more in a long history of tragedy for that family.

Rachels sister Ali was killed off-screen in a car accident, as well as Alis partner during a helicopter crash on-screen in 2015.

Who was the actress who played Rachel in Emmerdale?

Rachel was played by actress Gemma Oaten.

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