Cain (played by Jeff Hordley) relationship with Moira (Natalie J Robb) has been extremely strained since he discovered she was having an affair with his long-lost son Nate Robinson (Jurell Carter) last October. Following lockdown in the Emmerdale village, the bad boy decided it was time to finally start divorce proceedings and free himself from the farmer for good. However, with something stopping the pair from staying away from one another, any hopes for a long-term reconciliation could be off the cards as the father-of-two set his sights on murdering his estranged brother-in-law, Mackenzie Boyd (Lawrence Robb) in upcoming episodes on the ITV soap.
The drama kicks off next week, just days after the newcomer kidnaps Cain and bundles him into the back of his car.
Moira will be shocked to see her young brother in the village, having not seen him since they were children themselves.
Mackenzie’s arrival will stir a long-harboured pain in the farmer’s subconscious as she revisits the demons of her past.
Deciding she’s kept some secrets to herself for too long, the mother-of-four plucks up the courage to speak to her sibling.
It seems the heartbreak will be too much to bear as the beloved character is seen crying her eyes out as her tattered relationship with her brother seems beyond repair.
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With things extremely strained between him and his estranged sister, Mackenzie takes a stroll through the village and is spotted by his brother-in-law.
Having been kidnapped by the newcomer, the village bad boy squares up to Moira’s brother and tells him is he sees him again, he will live to regret it.
Cain goes as far as to tell the troubled character he will end up leaving the village in a coffin if he pushes his brother-in-law too far.
The father-of-three has never murdered