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Saturday, 30 April 2011

Nairn murder - top cop in pledge to find banker’s killer

The Inverness Courier published in its edition yesterday an interview with the new Chief Constable of Northern Constabulary about the murder of Alistair Wilson in November 2004 - Northern Constabulary has a dedicated page for this crime here.

Chief Constable George Graham said he has 'ordered a detailed report on the hunt for the killer of Nairn banker Alistair Wilson' and is 'telling his officers not to give up on the investigation into the death of the father-of-two, who was shot dead on his doorstep on the evening of 28th November, 2004, in the area’s most notorious murder of recent times'. He said:


"It’s a dreadful crime and we will not let up on it. If it takes a year, 10 years, 15 years, 30 years or 100 years, I guarantee that if we can resolve it, we will.

"I have not been fully briefed yet on where we are with it, but homicides like that are never taken off the books. I’m not a skilled investigator, so there’s not much of my own personal ability I can add to it, but I will support and encourage our head of CID Gordon Greenlees to satisfy ourselves that anything we can possibly do, we would do.

"We are always reliant on information from the public and someone out there murdered Mr Wilson and somebody must know something about it. It would be wonderful if our officers and detectives could get the information that would allow us to solve this, because somebody out there has killed Mr Wilson and is still at large and that is not acceptable to me. We want to keep our focus on crimes like this. These are important to communities and to families, who have lost loved ones in such dreadful circumstances."

If you have information about this crime, visit the dedicated page or telephone Nairn Police now on 01667 452222, the Inquiry Team in Inverness on 01463 715555, or you may make an anonymous call to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

My most recent previous article on the murder is here. There are links to all my posts on this murder, so close to where I live, in the right-hand column under the heading 'Murder in Nairn' articles.

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