Neighbours spoilers: Will Bea Nilsson survive poison gas attack?
Ned is horrified when girlfriend Bea is rushed to hospital after the gas attack, and makes a SHOCK confession at her hospital bedside...
Ever since Finn Kelly avoided a prison sentence and came to live at the Kennedy house in Ramsay Street, Ned Willis has been a man on a mission to send Finn packing from Erinsborough.
However, Ned had no idea that by teaming-up with another of Finn's enemies, he would put his own girlfriend Bea Nilsson's life in danger...
Ned arrives at the Community Centre in a panic and fears the worst when he sees Bea lying motionless on the ground after the SHOCK poison gas attack...
She is rushed to hospital, where her life hangs in the balance. Afraid he's about to lose her, Ned makes an unexpected confession at Bea's hospital bedside, unaware she has heard every word...
Meanwhile, there's relief for Toadie Rebecchi when his young daughter Nell turns up safe and sound with neighbour, Aaron Brennan. Luckily, Nell never went into the Community Centre, so avoided inhaling the poisonous gas. Phew!
An investigation into the attack immediately gets underway and the community is quick to point the finger of blame at Finn, who was previously caught by Toadie breaking into the office of the Sonya Rebecchi Foundation and has a history of terrible doings.
But there's an unexpected surprise in store when Ned comes forward and confesses to policeman Mark Brennan who the REAL culprit is...
Neighbours continues weekdays at 1:45pm and 5:30pm on Channel 5
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