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Glen Parva stabbing death: Son admits knife attack

Greendale Road
Image caption Edwin Whatsize was found with multiple stab wounds at the house in Glen Parva

A man has admitted stabbing his elderly father to death at their home.

The victim, Edwin Whatsize, 92, died from multiple wounds to the chest at a property in Greendale Road, Glen Parva, on 2 July.

Darren Whatsize, 46, pleaded guilty at Leicester Crown Court to manslaughter by diminished responsibility and will be sentenced on 9 December.

Leicestershire Police described the case as a "double tragedy" for the family.

Officers said Edwin was discovered in a chair by his wife and Darren remained in the address until his arrest.

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