Eli is arrested for Shane's murder and he tells the police it was Debbie and Jasmine. They decide to run away together but the police catch Debbie and arrest her. With Jasmine on the run; Debbie is left to take the blame for the murder. Debbie and her father Cain become in contact again as he pays for her solicitor. Cain plans to come back to help her however is arrested as Andy informs the police of his return. The Dingles disown Eli and Eli thinks of a plan to free Debbie. He enlists the help of Danielle Hutch to harm Debbie, concluding in Debbie being hospitalised. The Dingles then break into the hospital and try to persaude Debbie to flee however Debbie refuses to run away. At Debbie's court hearing, Jasmine arrives and admits to murdering Shane. Debbie is found guilty of perverting the court of justice while Jasmine is found guilty of her charges. They have an emotional farewell. Natasha Wylde offers to look after the garage while Debbie is away and pays Debbie's debts.