'Coronation Street' murderer Tony Gordon will attempt to kill Roy and Hayley Cropper.
The evil factory boss plots to kill the inoffensive couple after they discover he was responsible for Liam Connor's death.
Tony - who is now romancing Liam's widow Maria and being a surrogate father to their baby son - confesses to Roy his involvement in Liam's murder when he is in hospital, convinced he is about to die after suffering a heart attack.
Tony tells Roy: "There's something I have to say - I killed Liam! I killed him!"
However, Tony (Gray O'Brien) makes a shocking recovery and Roy (David Neilson) instructs him to come clean to the police.
But Tony refuses and when Roy threatens to tell the authorities himself, the Scottish businessman tell him he might "have a tragic accident".
Roy then tells wife Hayley, who advices him to go to the police but Tony soon discovers she knows and both their lives are out at risk.