The star stated: “I made a decision to go away a couple of years in the past as a result of I felt that his story was coming to a pure finish – it was time to discover a decision to Perez’s non-public life.
“I by no means needed to damage the issues that had been distinctive to him and our collection, so it felt like the appropriate time to wrap up his story in a means that will be passable to everyone.
“I’m conscious we’re not altering the world in any means, form or kind, however so far as crime reveals go, Shetland does very well in that style.
“We inform tales which can be superb, the characters are nice and I needed to exit on a excessive.”
He stated now his exit is out within the open, all of it “feels a bit actual and peculiar”.