A man who went on the run as he stood trial over the manslaughter of his son has handed himself in.
Shaun Stewart, aged 53, vanished mid-way through his trial over the death of his son, Brent Campbell, who was electrocuted while attempting to steal metal cable.
Stewart was with Brent on the night he died, but left him for dead instead of calling for help.
They were attempting to steal cable at the Tyers Hall pumping station in Darfield, Barnsley, when 29-year-old Brent, a former soldier, touched a power cable was electrocuted by 11,000 volts.
His dad, who suffered third degree burns, fled, leaving Brent to die alone at the scene.
Stewart, of Lord Street, Barnsley, went on trial for manslaughter but vanished on the seventh day of his trial after sacking his legal team.
He was later jailed in his absence for five years.
Last week South Yorkshire Police issued his photograph and asked for the public’s help in tracing him.
A spokeswoman said: “A 53-year-old man who went on the run before being found guilty of manslaughter has handed himself in to police.
“Shaun Kenny Stewart absconded from Sheffield Crown Court on Wednesday, March 5, while on trial for manslaughter.”