It’s undeniable, soap opera fans are known to get quite attached to the characters they watch on daytime television. Audiences tune in to see their heroes and heroines (as well as those incredible villains) fall in love, close billion dollar deals, suffer through sickness, and endure heartbreak. That is why it is devastating (and quite shocking) when a soap character dies, especially when it is completely unexpected. Below is a list of the nine most shocking soap opera deaths.
9. Serena Mason – Days of Our Lives
Days of Our Lives (DOOL) character, Serena Mason came to Salem in late 2014; however, her recent murder has rocked the small town and is turning into a major ‘who dunn it?’ storyline for the soap. As it turns it out, DOOL might be setting up another serial killer angle this year, with fellow (fairly new) character Paige Larsen’s recent strangulation. Similar to the way in which Serena was killed. Both deaths have shocked Salem residents and DOOL fans alike, leaving many with the question … who is next?