Harry Potter: JK Rowling sorry for killing off a character

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JK Rowling

Harry Potter author JK Rowling has apologised for killing off one of her characters in her Harry Potter books.

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The famous author has said sorry for killing off house elf Dobby at the end of Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows.

She tweeted: "I apologise for killing someone who didn't die during the Battle of Hogwarts, but who laid down his life to save the people who'd win it."

House elf Dobby in the Harry Potter filmsWarner Bros
House elf Dobby doesn't look too happy here.

Each year on the anniversary of the Battle of Hogwarts the author says sorry for a character's death that upset fans.

Other characters she's said sorry for include Professor Severus Snape and Remus Lupin