Greg Brotherston pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the Supreme Court of B.C., yesterday (Nov. 28).
Richard Green, 57, of Colwood, died days after being hit by Brothertson outside the Country Rose Pub, Oct. 8.
RCMP said Green was trying to stop a domestic disturbance between Brotherston and a woman.
Green was unconscious after the blow and taken to hospital. He underwent emergency surgery the following day, but succumbed to his injuries Oct. 15.
Brothertson fled the scene and West Shore RCMP and Victoria Police searched for him. He was arrested Oct. 9.
The case was adjourned until Dec. 3 for Brotherston’s next court appearance.