A Calgary man who admitted to stabbing a friend to death and chopping up his body has been sentenced to ten years in prison.

During a sentencing Tuesday, provincial court Judge John Bascom gave Dean Commanda, 23,a credit of two years for time served, reducingthe time he will spend behind barsto eight years.

Commandapleaded guilty to manslaughter and interfering with a dead body.

Commanda fatally stabbed his close friend Chad Largy, 22,during a fight in Commanda's southwest Calgary condo on Jan. 19, 2006, then cut up his body and hid the remains, according to a statement of facts agreed on by the Crown and defence lawyers.

Largy's severed arm was found in a dumpster in southwest Calgary the next day, sparking a police investigation.