Transcript for NY College Student Killed: Boyfriend Charged
Right now, we begin with a brutal killing of a new york college student. Alexandra kogut was found dead in her dormroom. And her boyfriend, a star athlete, has been charged with her murder, after a clue posted on her twitter account just moments before her death. We have insights into the days day days and hours of alexandra kogut through twitter. Mostly, they tweeted in anticipation in anticipation to see her at college. But it ended in one final and serious message from her. All over the state of university new york campus near rochester, purple and white balloons. A way to pay tribute to the life of alexandra kogut, a freshman who had been on campus for a month, when police say her boyfriend, clayton whittemore, beat her in her dormroom. Overnight, students and faculty consoled one another during a vigil on campus. She was so excited when he was coming. There was no sign of anything. Reporter: Kogut and whittemore went to the same high school. And based on twitter messages, both were excited about his visit this weekend. After a playful back and forth about food he was going to bring her, she tweeted, see you soon. It's her final two-word message that police find so cryptic. At 12:13 a.M., She tweeted, should have known. Authorities believe shortly after that, whittemore killed the freshman. The victim's mother showed concern. The university police went to the room and found the body. Reporter: Around 4:00 a.M., about 100 miles away at a rest stop, police arrested whittemore, a student at utica college and standout hockey player who was featured in athlete of the week in 2010. According to the complaint, whittemore initially admitted to killingis girlfriend but didn't give a motive. On saturday, he pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder. She was so bubbly all the time and happy. She was just the best friend anyone could ask for. Reporter: In a statement released by kogut's family, they describe her as a bright, beautiful young woman whose lovely and sweet demeanor was infectious. Her funeral is scheduled to take place on thursday. Whittemore is being held without bail. Now, to the incredible video at the center of a
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