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15/06/2015 05:01 BST | Updated 15/06/2015 08:59 BST

‘Game Of Thrones' Spoiler: Jon Snow Killed Off In Fifth Series Finale, Leaving Fans Reeling

Game Of Thrones’ fans have been left reeling from the shock death of one of its main characters.

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Viewers saw Jon Snow meet his maker on the latest episode of the hit fantasy series, as he was brutally murdered by his own men, including his faithful steward Olly.

Jon Snow died in the series finale

The scenes, which aired as part of the fifth season’s finale, caused uproar on Twitter, with fans devastated at Jon’s death.

And while many hoped that there may a way that former Lord Commander of the Night's Watch wasn’t really dead, actor Kit Harington has confirmed his departure from the show after five series.

He told Entertainment Weekly: "I had a sit-down with Dan [Weiss] and David [Benioff], we did the Tony Soprano walk [letting an actor know they're being whacked.]. And they said, 'Look, you're gone, it's done',"

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