According to Soaps, Ben Weston was first introduced to “Days of Our Lives” fans in 2014. Shortly after arriving in Salem, he met fan-favorite character Abigail Deveraux (then Kate Mansi). The two hit it off and began dating, but there was always some tension between Ben and Abby’s former boyfriend, Chad DiMera (Billy Flynn). The two even got into a vicious fight, where Ben nearly beat Chad to death.
Despite the issues with Chad, Abigail and Ben grew closer and eventually got engaged. They moved in together, and Ben was happy when he found that Abby was pregnant. However, things quickly changed when Ben began to exhibit even more angry and aggressive behavior.
Things took a very dramatic turn when Serena Mason was found murdered in the park (via Soaps in Depth). Later, Eve Donovan’s daughter Paige Larson was also strangled to death. Eventually, “DOOL” viewers learned that Ben was behind the murders, and watched as he shockingly killed the legacy character, Will Horton.
With three murders under his belt, Ben panicked and took a heavily pregnant Abigail to a secluded cabin, where he continued his mental breakdown.