A Lincoln grandad has admitted murdering his grandson in court on the morning of Thursday, November 26.
Stewart Greene changed his plea following a legal ruling by the trial judge and admitted to the murder of Alex Robinson on December 23, 2014.
The 65-year-old previously denied murder but confessed to drowning the nine-year-old boy in court on Tuesday, November 24.
The jury was also told that Greene was discharged from the Peter Hodgkinson Centre without the knowledge of his consultant psychiatrist and without any care plan.
More to come.
Follow the progress of the murder trial so far:
- Grandfather denies brutal murder of grandson in Lincoln
- Lincoln mother recounts horrific moment she found son murdered in the bath
- Doctor tells court Stewart Greene strangled her just months before allegedly murdering grandson
- Nine-year-old’s injuries were ‘consistent with drowning’ Lincoln murder trial hears
- Man accused of murdering grandson in Lincoln was “not suitable for discharge” from psychiatric unit
- Grandad accused of boy’s murder was let out of mental health facility without notice, trial hears
- “I’m a dead man. They will kill me in prison for this,” Lincoln grandad tells officer after arrest
- Lincoln grandad confesses in court he drowned grandson in the bath
- Grandad on murder trial “angry to be still alive”, psychiatrist tells Lincoln Crown Court
- ‘Callous’ Lincoln grandad culpable for grandson’s murder, psychiatrist tells jury