Police confirm skull discovered off coast is that of missing kayaker

Northern Constabulary has today confirmed that a human skull which was discovered by a local fishing boat off the west coast of Shetland on the 13th July, is that of Kester Wigram, age 51.Mr Wigram, originally from New Zealand but who stayed in Shetland, was reported missing after going for a kayaking trip in the St Ninian’s Isle area on 2nd April last year.

Next of kin have been informed and police say there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death. A report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.

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