How does Derek, played by Tommy Cannon, die in Emmerdale?

RIP… (Picture: ITV)

Emmerdales Derek (Tommy Cannon) is due to die suddenly, and Rishi Sharma (Bhasker Patel) will be left worrying that hes to blame.

David Metcalfe (Matthew Wolfenden) will also be feeling unwell, and when Derek passes away, Manpreet (Rebecca Sarker) will try to reassure Rishi as best she can.

Heres what we know about how Derek will die and why Rishi will be so worried…

How does Derek die in Emmerdale?

Derek will become ill with suspected salmonella poisoning after he samples Rishis new line of chocolates.

David will also get sick after eating them, which will lead Rishi to worry that the sweet treats are to blame.

But Rishi isnt the only one worried that hes the reason Derek fell ill.

Sam Dingle (James Hooton) will also be left fearing that he, or rather his chickens, could be to blame for the salmonella infection.

Derek collapses in Emmerdale
Derek will be shuffling off this mortal coil in upcoming scenes (Picture: ITV)

Meanwhile Manpreet will be showcasing her colder side when she goes through Dereks things and discovers that one of his collections could be worth a large sum of money.

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