STAMFORD - Prosecutors say a Stamford man charged with killing his elderly mother accepted a plea deal today.

Anthony Fiordelisi admitted to slashing his mother's wrists back in January.

Fiordelisi pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter, which carries a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison.

Fiordelisi's sisters and daughter were in court today. According to his attorney, they asked for leniency when Fiordelisi is sentenced in September.To watch extended footage on Anthony Fiordelisi, click on iO Extra on Channel 612.

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