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Grandfather takes 9-year-old grandson away from Xbox and drowns him in bathtub

By Mason White 10:52 AM November 29, 2015
Stewart Greene and Alex Robinson 

By: Feng Qian
A grandfather was arrested on charge of murder after drowning his grandson in a bathtub full of water as the boy’s family members were out shopping, police in the United Kingdom said.

Now, 65-year-old Stewart Greene of Lincoln, has been sentenced to serve 22 years to life in prison after being found guilty of murder, following the drowning death of 9-year-old Alex Robinson.

According to the police investigation, while the rest of the family members were at the supermarket, Greene took Robinson away from his Xbox.

He led him to the bathroom and drowned him in the bathtub.

When the rest of his family arrived home, they found the front door locked.

They broke down the door and found that Robinson was dead.

Greene’s former wife, daughter and granddaughter left the house for no more than an hour, and in that time, he took the life of the little boy, the court heard.

Greene claimed that his actions were attributable to his mental health condition. Greene was discharged from a mental hospital just days before the attack.