The man accused of killing Christchurch toddler Ihaka Stokes can now be named.
Troy Taylor, 22, the partner of Ihaka's mother, is charged with the 14-month-old's murder.
His lawyer withdrew name suppression for undisclosed reasons.
Taylor pleaded not guilty to assaulting Ihaka on July 2 and murdering him on July 3 at their home.
He is on bail at an address outside of Christchurch and is due back in court in February.
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