The Utica man who pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the murder of his girlfriend was sentenced on Monday in Oneida County Court.

32-year old Brian Brewczynski was charged in the beating death of 49-year old Cheri Saupp.

Saupp was found was found dead inside a home on William Street in Utica in May.

She died from head injuries.

Brewczynski was sentenced to 22 ½ years in state prison, with 5 years of post-release supervision.

Utica Police