BOSTON (WBSM) — On Monday, Boston's Zackery Grandy, 25, pled guilty in Suffolk Superior Court to second-degree murder in the strangulation death of his mother.

The charges date back to February 2020 when police responded to the Dorchester home, where they discovered a dead woman, Gisel Thomas, 51.

Police say that at the time of the attack, Thomas was on the phone with a Boston Emergency Services Team clinician seeking mental health for Grandy.

The clinician allegedly heard what they believed was Grandy attacking Thomas and proceeded to call 911.

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Boston police responded to the home but did not receive a response. According to reports, The victim's brother later discovered the victim's body the following afternoon.

According to Superior Court, Grandy faces a life sentence with the possibility of parole at 20 years.

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