17 Apr 2012

Woman admits to her baby's manslaughter

9:00 pm on 17 April 2012

A 31-year old woman has admitted to the manslaughter of her two month old son in January last year.

In the High Court in Rotorua on Tuesday afternoon Ngaire Tukiwaho pleaded guilty to neglecting her legal duty to supply a safe sleeping environment with the necessities of life, causing the death of her son.

She will be sentenced on May 30.