Coronation Street‘s Carla Gordon has already proved she’s a ruthless businesswoman and it appears that soap bosses are now priming her to become a killer.

According to The Sun, Carla – played by Alison King – will return from LA and commit murder in Weatherfield, although a spokesperson for the ITV1 soap said a number of storylines are being considered for her comeback.

Alison and her boyfriend – Corrie sound technician Adam Huckett – are currently taking a break following the birth of their daughter Daisy Mae last month.

A show insider explained: “Lots of storylines are being discussed for Carla’s return but it is still a long way off and nothing has been decided. Also, we’d always honour someone’s maternity leave and Alison will decide when she is ready to come back.”

Meanwhile, Carla’s on-screen hubby Tony is having a tough time without his estranged wife.

On Monday March 23, he and smitten hairdresser Natasha will get up close and personal. Their fling will leave Maria consumed by the green eyed monster, and she will even warn her lovable colleague off the businessman.

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