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      Clay man admits to murdering his father


      The Clay man who was accused of killing his father with a butcher knife plead guilty Thursday to first degree manslaughter in state supreme court.


      Herman Tolbert Jr. stabbed his 68-year-old father, Herman, to death August 4, 2011 after an argument at a house on Moses Dr.


      Investigators say Tolbert Jr.

      forced his way into the home

      while his

      mother was away

      .


      Tolbert testified that he was under the influence of hallucinogenic drugs at the time of the murder.


      His sentencing is set for December 4.

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