|Portrayed by||Paul Stocker|
|Introduced by||Dominic Treadwell-Collins|
|First Appearance||24 May 2016|
|Last Appearance||26 May 2016|
Howard is Detective Sergeant who interviews Bobby Beale under caution after he is arrested for assaulting his adoptive mother Jane Beale. South charges Bobby with causing grievous bodily harm with intent, but then overhears Bobby claiming he hurt his half-sister Lucy Beale, and him asks about it. Bobby confesses to South that he killed Lucy and South informs his superior officer DI Samantha Keeble. He is present when Bobby is questioned about Lucy's murder by Keeble and DS Cameron Bryant.