Victim's friend: "She was one of the nicest people you could ever meet"

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Several of Alexandra Kogut's friends are coming forth to speak in memory of their friend, who was murdered early Saturday morning.

A family spokesperson confirmed to NEWSChannel 2 that Alexandra Kogut, of New Hartford, is the victim in the incident.

Kogut, a 2011 graduate from New Hartford High School was a freshman at SUNY Brockport.

NEWSChannel 2 spoke with Alex's friend, Shae Kallasy, also a 2012 graduate of New Hartford, who now goes to Utica College.

Kallasy was in tears as she described her friend and said that Alex's friends are taking this pretty hard.

Kallasy said about Alex: "She was happy, always making other people happy and doing whatever she could to help other people."

Alex was actually considering going to Utica College, something that Shae wished was the case. Shae said, "Alex was one of the nicest people you could ever meet."

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