The residents of Weatherfield are no strangers to murder mysteries, with a number of deaths over the years sparking interest as Coronation Street villains past and present have made their mark. Although the disappearance of loan shark Rick Neelan (played by Greg Wood) has seen Adam Barlow (Sam Robertson) begin his own investigation into whether the criminal is dead recently, it seems the body of another former resident could be hidden in David Platt’s (Jack P Shepherd) garden. However, it might be his wife Shona Ramsey (Julia Goulding) who makes the discovery after she drops a big hint in an upcoming instalment of the ITV soap a corpse could be lingering in the sinkhole.
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A preview for Friday’s episode of the weeknight serial drama shows David, his sister Sarah Platt (Tina O’Brien) and Nina Lucas (Mollie Gallagher) all gathered around the large opening in the ground which has appeared out of nowhere.
Surveying the damage, the father-of-two asks: “How deep do you think it goes?” with his sibling urging him to be careful.
“Hey, are you checking for dead bodies?” Shona enquires, to which her husband and his sister look at each other in shock.
“Well, didn’t someone say there was a body buried here somewhere?” the former café worker remarks, with her spouse reminding her of the death she was referring to was “ages ago”.
There was, in fact, a corpse discovered on the Platts' land when the authorities discovered former villain Callum Logan (Sean Ward) had been buried under the annexe.
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David and his late wife Kylie Platt (Paula Lane) hid the body there after the latter killed her ex in self-defence.
However, the murder was pinned on Jason Grimshaw’s father Tony Stewart (Terence Maynard) after he died and the Platts saw it as an easy way to shift the blame from their deceased loved one.
Continuing to talk about the mystery of the sinkhole, Shona says to her husband: “Well, there might be more [dead bodies].”
“There are no dead bodies, alright. There’s nothing done