Unlawfull assault

Parker guilty of manslaughter

The Waigani National Court today convicted Parker for manslaughter, the lesser homicide charge after he stood trial for the charge of wilful murder.

Parker remains on bail at the discretion of the court and is expected back in court on July 3. 

Meanwhile, he will undergo interview with the Community Based Correction officers who will then write a pre-sentence report for him to assist the court decide on his sentence.

Submissions on his penalty sentence will be done on July 3.