Viewers think that in a bid to cover up his tracks after raping Bethany Platt (played by Lucy Fallon), the corrupt officer (Ben Cartwright) will take out Craig (Colson Smith) by burying him in a remote location.
If new spoiler pictures are anything to go by, these concerns may be true.
The pair were spotted filming on location after Neil offered Craig a lift in the police car.
Neil was seen to be wearing his police uniform, as his companion wore his everyday clothes.
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Coronation Street spoiler: Bethany Platt rapist Neil Clifton to KILL Craig Tinker?
Close friend to Bethany, Craig is in real danger after slowly realising that his colleague can not be trusted.
After plotting with Nathan Curtis (Christopher Harper), what does Neil have in store after driving off with Craig?
Shona Ramsey (Julia Goulding) is also in danger after being beaten up, seemingly under the orders of Nathan and Neil.
The Corrie regular had attended the tanning salon and challenged Nathan to leave Bethany alone.
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Phoning the police on the backstreets of Weatherfield, will an officer or any passersby find Shona in time?
Nick Tilsley (Ben Price) and Leanne's (Jane Danson) relationship is also at breaking point down at the seaside.
Walking off after a heated argument, Nick looks set to drown in tonight’s episode after becoming stuck in a quicksand horror scenario.