EastEnders has confirmed that teen killer Hunter Owen will be back in the BBC soap later this year.

Digital Spy, which first reported the story, says actor Charlie Winter, who plays Hunter, was seen filming on the EastEnders set at Elstree Studios, outside London.

Hunter is in prison for the fatal shooting of his stepfather Ray Kelly.

Hunter awaits the verdict

An EastEnders spokesperson told the website: "We can confirm Charlie is back filming with EastEnders for a short stint, which will air later this year."

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