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William Byrne
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Portrayed by Ron Donachie
First Appearance Series 8 Episode 4 (Read My Lips)
Last Appearance Series 8 Episode 10 (Paradise Lost)
Cause/Reason Assisted suicide after suffering from a terminal chronic pain illness - drug overdose administered by himself and bottle opened by Michael Byrne
Died 25 October 2012
Spouse(s) Katherine Byrne (Deceased)
Sons Michael Byrne (1972)

William "Billy" Byrne was the father of Michael Byrne.


In Series 8 Episode 10 (Paradise Lost) Billy dies from a drug overdose administered by himself, however the bottle of pills was opened by Michael Byrne at Billy's request. Michael was later arrested for culpable homicide.

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