I know it sounds harsh after having lost his two kids in a boating accident, but really the police don't have to look to far for laying the blame for the tragedy.

He has come out in the Herald today saying he wants to burn the boat …..good luck trying fool, the boat is aluminium, the melting point of which is 660.32 °C.

Sorry mate, I know you hate yourself and are probably irrational right now but this won't solve the problem of the tiny litle fact that you went out in the boat without a bung…..then exasperated the problem of taking on water by powering away and thus moving all that water on board into the stern.

The real killer in stiuations like this is panic and ignorance, burning the boat won't help that.

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As much at home writing editorials as being the subject of them, Cam has won awards, including the Canon Media Award for his work on the Len Brown/Bevan Chuang story.  And when he’s not creating the news, he tends to be in it, with protagonists using the courts, media and social media to deliver financial as well as death threats.

They say that news is something that someone, somewhere, wants kept quiet.   Cam Slater doesn’t do quiet, and as a result he is a polarising, controversial but highly effective journalist that takes no prisoners.

He is fearless in his pursuit of a story.

Love him or loathe him.  But you can’t ignore him.