Grey County Man Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter

Sentencing has been set for next week in the case of a Grey County man after he pleaded guilty to manslaughter Monday in an Owen Sound courtroom.

46-year-old David Myles Brinton had been charged with second-degree murder in the stabbing death of Robert Lawrence Hampson of Woodford in January of 2013.

The stabbing death happened after the two men spent a night drinking heavily. Brinton turned himself in to police the next day.

He’s free on bail after spending 21-months in pre-trial custody. Sentencing is set for Tuesday, October, 14th.