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Guilty of Manslaughter after death of Tamworth tot

5 Dec 17

A STEPFATHER has been convicted of gross negligence manslaughter after leaving five-year-old Charlie Dunn from Tamworth to drown at a water park last year.

Today (Tuesday) Paul Smith, 36, of Caledonian, Glascote Heath, pleaded guilty to the crime part way through his trail at Birmingham Crown Court. Smith had denied letting the boy wander off alone for more than two hours but changed his plea during the trial. He also admitted one count of witness…

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