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Wayne William Downing pleads guilty to manslaughter of grandson who died in 2016

Twist in the death of three-month-old boy as a grandfather pleads guilty of his manslaughter after placing an emotional tribute to him

  • Wayne William Downing pleaded guilty to manslaughter by the death of grandson
  • Noah Jayde Downing died in May 2016 on a property in Midland in Perth
  • Downing, 47, pleaded guilty on Wednesday and will be sentenced on July 28

A man has been found guilty of manslaughter for the death of his three-month-old grandson.

Noah Jayde Downing died in May 2016 on an estate in Midland in the northwest of Perth.

Wayne William Downing, 47, was charged with murder last August and shared an emotional tribute to Noah on Facebook after his death.

Wayne William Downing was found guilty of manslaughter for the death of his three-month-old grandson

Wayne William Downing was found guilty of manslaughter for the death of his three-month-old grandson

“My first grandson Noah Jayde Downing missed deeply and xx every day,” he wrote next to a photo of the baby.

On Wednesday, Downing pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the Stirling Gardens Magistrates Court WA today.

The indictment for murder has been stopped by prosecutors.

Downing must be sentenced on July 28.

Noah Downing died in May 2016 on an estate in Midland in the northwest of Perth

Noah Downing died in May 2016 on an estate in Midland in the northwest of Perth

Noah Downing died in May 2016 on an estate in Midland in the northwest of Perth

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