Man ad­mits to stab­bing mum dead

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A MAN has ad­mit­ted stab­bing his mother to death in their home.

Thomas Fisher, 22, pleaded guilty in court to man­slaugh­ter by di­min­ished re­spon­si­bil­ity af­ter his mum Fiona was found dead at their East Sus­sex home in April.

Po­lice found the body of the 51-year-old for­mer shop man­ager at the Crow­bor­ough house af­ter be­ing called to check on her wel­fare.

She had died from a sin­gle stab wound in the ch­est, po­lice said.

Fisher was due to stand trial on Mon­day ac­cused of mur­der but the pro­ceed­ings were post­poned un­til he ap­peared in Lewes Crown Court yes­ter­day when his al­ter­na­tive plea was ac­cepted.

He ad­mit­ted killing her some­time be­tween April 25 and 27, and also pleaded guilty to fraud af­ter us­ing a Marks & Spencer card in his mother’s name.

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