1. ITV Report

16-year-old boy admits manslaughter of dad-of-one from Birmingham

23-year-old Troy Paul was stabbed last summer in a street fight in Birmingham. Photo: BPM

A 16-year-old boy has pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of a father-of-one from Birmingham.

The youth who can’t be named for legal reasons, entered a not guilty plea to a murder charge but admitted manslaughter of Troy Paul.

The father-of-one was stabbed on 8th July last year on Twickenham Road in Kingstanding.

Michael Burrows QC, prosecuting at Birmingham Crown Court, said the teenager’s plea was on a written basis.

The defendant accepts that he caused all of the injuries that Troy Paul sustained.

– Michael Burrows QC

Judge Melbourne Inman QC adjourned sentence until 29th January and remanded the teenager in custody.