Cops' Frankless task.
CORONATION Street... yet another death in the factory of doom. At Underworld, life is cheap.
Hooray! Rapist Frank Foster has bitten the dust. Smashed on the head by a mystery assailant...
And inevitably the list of potential murderers is as long as Peter Barlow's bar bill. A whodunit guessing game. Hardly original. But classic soap fare.
Don't ask me to identify the killer. I have no idea.
Spurned lover Sally Webster was found crouching over Frank's body. So it almost certainly wasn't her. Prime suspect Carla has been arrested... so it probably wasn't her either. In these situations always look to the peripheral characters.
Therefore mainstreamers Peter, Kevin and Michelle are likely to be innocent... while Frank's theatrically distraught mother Anne and his mean mistress Jenny must be in the frame.
Place your bets. If you can.
With the business in chaos, gay Sean fondly recalled seven years of knicker stitching and sighed: "They were the best of times... they were the worst of times."
One or the other Sean. What the Dickens are you talking about?
Murdered... rapist Frank