Man Who Told Police He 'Snapped' Found Guilty Of Murder

By: AP Email
By: AP Email
A New York man who told police he "just snapped" and killed his girlfriend with his fists and a curling iron while visiting her college dorm has been found guilty of murder.

Clayton Whittemore/photo courtesy ABC News

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - A New York man who told police he "just snapped" and killed his girlfriend with his fists and a curling iron while visiting her college dorm has been found guilty of murder.

The Democrat and Chronicle of Rochester reports that a jury on Friday found 22-year-old Clayton Whittemore guilty in Monroe County Court in Rochester.

Prosecutors said Whittemore killed 18-year-old Alexandra Kogut in her dorm room in September 2012 at the State University of New York College at Brockport, 15 miles west of Rochester. Both are from New Hartford.

Whittemore was enrolled at Utica College when the former high school swimming star was slain.

Whittemore could face 25 years to life in prison at his sentencing July 16.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
KOLO-TV 4850 Ampere Drive Reno, NV 89502
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 261376751 - kolotv.com/a?a=261376751
Gray Television, Inc.