Man pleads guilty to manslaughter

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A 24-year-old man has pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of Thomas Gravestock, who died in Corby in August 2018.

Sean Doherty, of Lincoln Way, Corby, entered the plea at a pre-trial hearing yesterday (Wednesday, February 13) at Northampton Crown Court.

Doherty was originally charged with murder after Mr Gravestock was found dead at a property in Butterwick Walk, Corby, on Wednesday, August 22. A post mortem examination found he died as a result of chest, abdominal and brain injuries.

Doherty is due to be sentenced on Thursday, February 28, at Northampton Crown Court.

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