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Defense Takes Over At Whittemore Trial

Posted May 27th, 2014 @ 6:53am

Rochester N.Y.- The defense gets its turn today at the trial of Clayton Whittemore .

 He is  the man charged in the beating death of girlfriend Alexandra Kogut at SUNY Brockport in 2012.The prosecution rested Thursday.

 Whittemore is not contesting the killing, but argues his emotionally disturbed state was a factor and the crime should be reduced from second-degree murder to manslaughter.

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