Bryson Plea 

An East Machias man is expected to plead guilty on Friday to manslaughter charges in connection to the death of his two-year-old stepson.22-year-old William Bryson is scheduled to appear in Washington County Superior Court on Friday.Bryson is accused of acting negligently in the death of Damon Nason.The boy died last March at a Bangor hospital.Authorities said he had bruises on his upper and lower body.Bryson told police that Damon fell in the bathtub while taking a bath.Deputy Attorney General Bill Stokes says Bryson’s change in plea is part of an agreement that includes a cap on his prison sentence.