Lindsay Ede
Lindsay Ede

Coward punch killer pleads guilty in Lindsay Ede case

A MAN has pleaded guilty to killing Ipswich grandfather Lindsay Ede in a random coward punch attack.

Ariik Mayot, the first person in Queensland to be charged under the state's tough new coward punch laws, attacked Mr Ede, 56, from behind as he was walking down a street in Goodna last year.

Ariik Mayot
Ariik Mayot

Mr Ede was rushed to Brisbane's Princess Alexandra Hospital where he later died.

The charge of unlawful striking causing death carries a maximum penalty of life behind bars.

Mayot will be sentenced in March.

- ARM NEWSDESK

This is an image of Goodna assault accused Ariik Mayot being taken down by a couple of police on Monday afternoon. Photo: Contributed
This is an image of Goodna assault accused Ariik Mayot being taken down by a couple of police on Monday afternoon. Photo: Contributed Contributed

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