Spoilers for Coronation Street: Stephen’s tragedy sends shockwaves around the Street as police converge on the area

The cops are still looking into the matter (ITV picture).

Following Stephen Reid’s (Todd Boyce) shocking demise last week, life on Coronation Street could never be the same.

After seizing Jenny Connor (Sally Ann Matthews), Stephen’s reign of terror came to a sudden end when he was struck by Peter Barlow’s (Chris Gascoyne) vehicle.

As the locals come to terms with the tragic events of Stephen’s dying hours, which have irreparably changed the lives of many people, shockwaves will be seen reverberating across the cobblestones in following scenes.

After witnessing her son die in before of her eyes, Audrey Roberts (Sue Nicholls) will undoubtedly have a lot to process.

She must accept the truth that she didn’t truly know Stephen at all now that the whole scope of his misdeeds has been made public. She will require the support of her family now more than ever.

Meanwhile, Sarah (Tina O’Brien), who was hospitalized after Stephen’s vicious attack, and Jenny will undoubtedly need some time to heal from their traumatic experiences.

In addition to having to deal with the knowledge that her husband killed Stephen, Carla Barlow (Alison King) also has to deal with the reality that her company is imploding due to Stephen’s theft of the Underworld money.

After making the terrible error of giving Stephen the bank account access passwords, Michael Bailey’s (Ryan Russell) career is in jeopardy when he loses his job.

How will he continue to support daughter Glory and make ends meet?

As the police continue their inquiries, Peter Barlow will undoubtedly have some questions to respond to, but will he be found guilty of murder?

Chris Gascoyne is scheduled to end his run on the program, but might this be the reason why?

Will Weatherfield’s way of life ever be the same after all of this?

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