MONROE COUNTY, N.Y. -- YNN has learned the attorney for the man accused of killing his girlfriend in her College at Brockport dorm room has filed a motion for extreme emotional disturbance.
Clayton Whittemore is accused of beating Alexandra Kogut to death while visiting her at the college back in September. He was later arrested at a Thruway rest stop in the Syracuse area.
Prosecutors say Whittemore admitted to killing Kogut after he said the two got in a fight in her dorm room.
Both Whittemore and Kogut are from New Hartford near Utica.