The Utica man charged in the beating death of his girlfriend was in Oneida County Court on Friday, where he accepted a plea offer.

32-year old Brian Brewczynski  pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter.

Brewczynski will serve 22 and-a-half years in prison, with five-years post release supervision.

He'll be sentenced on September 10th.

49-year old Cheri Saupp was found dead inside a home on William Street in Utica in May.

Saupp died from head injuries.

Utica Police