A MAN has pleaded guilty to strangling his father to death.

Joshua Perry, 28, of Bursledon Road, appeared at Winchester Crown Court and admitted a charge of manslaughter of his father John Perry, 70, on the grounds of diminished responsibility.

John Perry's body was found in a flat on Bursledon Road, Southampton, shorlty after 9pm on Wednesday, February 9.

Joshua Perry will next appear at Winchester Crown Court on Monday, September 21.

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