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Utica murder trial: Man testifies Winston admitted to killing homeless man

He's accused of shooting a homeless man whose body was found in a car on Rutger Street, back in 2016.

Posted: May 22, 2019 12:44 PM

UTICA, N.Y. -- Testimony resumed in Oneida County Court Wednesday in the murder trial of Raekwon Winston.

He's accused of shooting a homeless man whose body was found in a car on Rutger Street, back in 2016.

On the witness stand Wednesday, a 20-year-old man who was with defendant Raekwon Winston around the time of the murder.

Jailan Liggins said he and a group of friends were asleep in his Rutger Street apartment, when they heard gunshots. Then, he says, Winston came in the apartment with a gun and said he killed someone.

Liggins said no one believed him at the time.

Witness testimony will continue through the afternoon.

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