Southampton man admits strangling father to death
A man has admitted strangling his 70-year-old father to death at a flat in Southampton.
John Perry was found dead at the home in Bursledon Road shortly after 21:00 GMT on 5 February.
Joshua Perry, 28, pleaded guilty at Winchester Crown Court to manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility and possessing a bladed article and Class B drugs.
He was remanded in custody to appear for sentencing on 21 September.
John Perry's family previously described him as a "father, brother, grandfather and raver" with a "contagious hilarious personality".
A family statement said: "John lived a vibrant life, full of adventure and laughter, always doing his best to support the people that mattered most to him."