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Man pleads no contest to manslaughter in death of baby son

Posted: Thursday, May 24, 2001

ANCHORAGE (AP) -- An Anchorage man pleaded no contest to manslaughter for the shaking death of his 8-month-old son last year.

Robert Samuel, 22, will be sentenced in October said assistant district attorney Adrienne Bachman.

The baby, Devonte Samuel, died April 5, 2000 at Providence Alaska Medical Center.

Samuel was originally charged with second-degree murder, manslaughter and two counts of assault.



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