An Auckland man has pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of a baby boy on the eve of a jury trial.

Phillip John Welsh appeared today in the High Court at Auckland and admitted his role in Malcolm Bell’s death.

A jury trial for Welsh, 52, was due to get underway tomorrow.

On June 23 last year, baby Malcolm was rushed to Starship Hospital with serious injuries.

Malcolm Bell died six days after he was rushed to hospital. Photo / Supplied

He died six days later, sparking a…

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