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Hayley Shipton
Vital Statistics
Gender Female
Status Alive
Occupation Independent Investigator
Working at Castle PI Agency
Character Information
Appearances List of Appearances
Portrayed by Toks Olagundoye

Hayley Shipton is a very free-spirited independent investigator who used to be a cop for the Metropolitan Police Force and an insurance company security investigator who ends up working for Castle and his daughter Alexis at Castle's PI agency.

Season 8

Hayley's first appearance is in the first episode of season 8. She ambushes Castle, although later proves to be a very helpful ally. Hayley has a fairly unknown history and is shown to be quite rough around the edges.

She once worked for the MI6 British intelligence. Hayley is shown to be a very skilled fighter and very cunning, as well as strong and independent. She becomes close to Alexis during season 8, and the two share a sisterly bond. Castle once commented that Hayley is a bad influence on Alexis.

Hayley is also wrapped up in Castle's missing time, confessing in the episode G.D.S. that she knew Castle long before he remembered.


  • Hayley was born and raised in East London, Hackney.
  • Hayley mother's been serving 20 years in prison.
  • She is a useful ally to fighting Lok Sat.