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Emily Jacobi
Emily in 2006
Emily Jacobi
Portrayed by Cynthia Ettinger
Episode Stalker
Status Deceased (2006)

Emily Jacobi was the mother of Stewart Jacobi and Kim Jacobi, and wife of Adam Jacobi. She was killed by Ed Marteson, a young man who was obsessively in love with Kim.

Emily had unknowingly precipitated the deaths of her husband, their son, and herself by catfishing Ed under Kim's name. The family was going through a hard time after moving to Philadelphia, with Adam having been laid off from his job and Emily needing to take on the load of the primary breadwinner, causing them to frequently argue. She was also lonely after leaving their friends behind and tried to make contact with them online. Emily was discontent with how she let herself go recently, and so used Kim's picture when communicating with Ed, convincing him "they" were in love.

Unfortunately, Ed's desire to be with and "save" Kim escalated until he decided to murder Adam, Emily, and Stewart for causing her "pain", just as Emily and her family began to make amends. After Ed killed Adam, Emily realized what a horrible mistake she made and tried to offer herself to the stalker if he let Kim and Stewart go. However, Ed, not knowing Emily was really his online companion, refused and killed her and Stewart before injuring Kim, rendering the latter comatose for months.

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