Wilfred Lawrence Buggins pleads guilty to manslaughter

Wilfred Lawrence Buggins pleaded guilty to manslaughter this morning in the death of his younger brother, Raymond Buggins, near Hay River three years ago.

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.