Perez believes that Michael Maguire is implicated in the death of a young man, found in a shipping container. With the investigation under threat before it's even began, Perez and his team have to deal with an uphill battle to find out the truth behind Maguire's silence. Perez, Tosh and Sandy soon work out that Robbie's body was retrieved from inside a shipping container and as it can only be locked externally, they now look for a murderer with Maguire as their number one suspect.
When a young archaeologist discovers a set of human remains, the Shetland community is intrigued to know if it's an ancient find or a contemporary mystery. And when an elderly woman is shot on her land in a tragic accident, Perez and his team find themselves at the centre of two feuding families whose envy, greed and bitterness has divided the surrounding community.
Shetland - Series 3, Episode 2 Synopsis and Schedule