General Hospital Spoilers: Ava Must Answer For Austin’s Death!

General Hospital: Ava Jerome (Maura West),

General Hospital spoilers tease that Dr. Austin Gatlin-Holt (Roger Howarth) has been keeping a pretty big secret ever since he arrived in Port Charles a couple of years ago. It was shocking enough that Austin revealed that he was actually a member of the Quartermaine family.

Austin was the son of Jimmy Lee Holt (Steve Bond), who was actually the illegitimate child of Edward Quartermaine (John Ingle).

The Quartermaine family wanted nothing to do with Austin and actively worked to keep Austin from claiming any of the Quartermaine fortune as his own.

General Hospital Spoilers – Austin Gatlin-Holt Has Ties To Cyrus Renault

But that wasn’t Austin’s only secret. Apparently, Cyrus Renault (Jeff Kober) has close ties to Austin’s mother Charity Gatlin (Gloria Carlin). It was revealed that Cyrus even paid Austin’s way through medical school, thus ensuring he became a doctor.

In return, Austin was forced to work for Cyrus secretly for years. Although Cyrus was in prison, he issued orders through Austin’s cousin Mason Gatlin (Nathanyael Grey).

When Austin became romantically interested in Ava Jerome (Maura West), Mason kidnapped Ava to get Austin to help get Cyrus released from prison.

General Hospital: Dr. Austin Gatlin-Holt (Roger Howarth)

GH Spoilers – Austin Gatlin-Holt Was Stuck In The Middle!

Although Austin seemingly had genuine feelings for Ava, he still was forced to compromise her several times at Cyrus’ command. But Austin had apparently had enough and went to the authorities to reveal the truth about his connection to Cyrus and his criminal empire.

He wanted to offer a plea deal but the authorities said they needed proof, which Austin left to retrieve at his cabin in Pautauk. But someone shot Austin and left him for dead, destined to bleed out alone in his own home.

General Hospital Spoilers – News Of Austin Gatlin-Holt’s Fate Will Soon Spread!

Once word gets out that Austin was shot, look for suspicion to fall on Ava. She’s been seen many times in public associating with Austin. And now that she knows Austin was working for Cyrus all along, she may have decided to resort to murder to get revenge.

But it’s much more likely that Cyrus himself shot Austin in order to keep him quiet. Austin’s death may finally give him some validity within the Quartermaine family as well, so look for everyone in Port Charles to have an active interest in who killed the son of Jimmy Lee Holt!

What Do You Think?

Who shot Austin? Is he really dead? Will the Quartermaine’s finally accept Austin if he dies? Anything can happen in Port Charles so stay tuned to General Hospital airing weekdays on ABC.

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