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Former B.C. child star pleads guilty to murdering his mother

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A former B.C. child star has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the killing of his mother.

Barbara Waite, the mother of 23-year-old former actor Ryan Grantham, was found dead in her Squamish home on April 1, 2020.

Police had attended the home on Government Road to perform a welfare check.

Read more: 21-year-old man charged with murder in mother’s death in Squamish, B.C.

Homicide investigators arrested Grantham “a short time later,” police said at the time.

Grantham is due back in court in June to be sentenced. Second-degree murder carries an automatic life sentence with no chance of parole for 10 years.

Grantham most recently appeared in the B.C.-shot CW television show Riverdale, and has a long list of credits including The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnasus, Supernatural and iZombie.

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