Kāpiti Lights Murder

Titahi Bay man pleads guilty to murder of Izak Millanta

A 25-year-old Titahi Bay man has pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of Kāpiti  teenager Izak Millanta.

Izak, who was 17, died in Wellington Hospital the day after after police found him unconscious in a car park at Coastlands Mall, Paraparaumu, early in the morning on August 11.

Manawanui Stewart, from Titahi Bay, today pleaded guilty in Porirua District Court to the charge of manslaughter.

He also pleaded guilty to a charge of assaulting Millanta’s brother.

Stewart will be sentenced in the High Court in Wellington on February 8.