A former Australian soldier accused of killing his baby son has been found guilty of manslaughter.
Nicholas Baxter had pleaded not guilty to murdering his six-week-old son on November 3, 2011.
Matthew Baxter suffered brain hemorrhaging and 17 rib fractures before he died, ABC News reported.
Baxter was cleared of a murder charge, but found guilty of manslaughter by a Supreme Court jury in Townsville on Monday.
He is due for sentencing on Tuesday.
The Court heard Baxter had called Bluewater Medical Practice in Townsville on November 3 to report his son was unwell.
He had been alone with the baby while his wife was away.
Baxter denied he was responsible for the baby’s death throughout the trial.