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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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