25 Mar 2013

Man admits administering fatal methadone dose

12:15 pm on 25 March 2013

A Whanganui man has admitted administering a fatal dose of methadone to a woman in the city.

Matthew Shane Johns, 36, pleaded guilty in the High Court in Wellington on Monday to the manslaughter of Sanchia Wilson, who died in March last year.

He has been remanded in custody until sentencing in April.