Tree surgeon inquest to resume

Man died from gunshot wound to the head

An inquest into the death of a tree surgeon will resume at Douglas courthouse this morning.

The body of 44-year-old Douglas man Alexander Maitland Skyrme was found, along with a shotgun, at Arrasey Plantation on 14 August.

When the inquest opened, it heard he had died from a single gunshot wound to the head.

Coroner of Inquests Jayne Hughes will reconvene the inquiry at 10am.

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