One Coronation Street resident will be forced to say goodbye to a loved one in upcoming scenes as they are given some devastating news.
Emma Brooker (played by Alexandra Mardell) will discover her father has stomach cancer and the ITV soap has confirmed his condition is terminal.
In upcoming episodes, Emma will agree to babysit Joseph Brown instead of visiting her dad in hospital, but she has no idea how seriously ill her dad is.
Later she is then asked to look after Liam Connor for Maria (Samia Longchambon) causing her to be late to visit her dad.
However the Coronation Street resident eventually makes it to the hospital to see her dad only to be given the news of his diagnosis.
Emma turns to Maria for support and confesses her mum has refused to return from Australia to visit her dad.
Coronation Street icon Fiona Middleton (Angela Griffin) will be revealed to be Emma’s mum who angers the heartbroken daughter by refusing to visit.
The ITV soap have confirmed Emma’s dad will die and Coronation Street star Alexandra has been filmed crying at his funeral.
Discussing the death, a source told The Sun: “She’s going to be completely devastated by the sudden death of her dad.
“She was the apple of his eye and she worshipped him.