Students hold vigil at SUNY Brockport one year after murder

By WKTV News

BROCKPORT, N.Y. (WKTV) - Students are holding a vigil at SUNY Brockport for a student who was killed in her to dorm room one year ago today, Sunday.

Alexandra Kogut, 18 of New Hartford, was a freshman swimmer and diver at the university. On September 29, 2012, Kogut was beaten to death inside of her dorm room, while her boyfriend was visiting her for the weekend.

Clayton Whittemore, 21 also of New Hartford, was dating Kogut at the time and is being charged with 2nd degree murder for her death.

His trial is scheduled to begin on November 4th in Monroe County Court in Rochester.

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