A Hay River man accused of murdering his younger brother has pleaded guilty to manslaughter using a firearm. 

Wilfred Lawrence Buggins entered the plea in a Yellowknife courtroom this morning. 

Raymond Buggins was found dead at a cabin near Enterprise three years ago. 

Wilfred, 69, was originally charged with second degree murder in connection with the death. 

He's scheduled to be sentenced March 3 in Hay River. 

The minimum sentence for manslaughter with a firearm is four years in prison. The maximum is life in prison.