Huntsville man who strangled mom sentenced to 20 years

Huntsville man who strangled mom sentenced to 20 years

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - Donald Mann was sentenced to 20 years in prison without the possibility of parole on Thursday.

Mann previously pleaded guilty to manslaughter after originally being charged with murder.

Mann was arrested after his mother’s body was found inside their home on Ford Place. Mann confessed to police that he had strangled his mother, 83-year-old Betty Scale, weeks before her boy was found.

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