New Hartford (WSYR-TV) – Calling hours were held Wednesday for Alexandra Kogut, the SUNY Brockport student found dead in her dorm room over the weekend.
The calling hours took place from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Dimbleby, Friedel, Williams & Edmunds Funeral Home in New Hartford.
Kogut’s funeral will be on Thursday at noon at St. John the Evangelist Church, also in New Hartford.
In lieu of flowers, the family is asking that donations be sent to New Hartford Central School District, Attn: Kim Hibbard, 29 Oxford Rd., New Hartford, NY 13413. Donations will be used to establish an Alexandra Kogut memorial award.
Kogut’s boyfriend, 21-year-old Clayton Whittemore, has been charged with murder in connection with her death. He is being held at the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office.
Wittemore has pleaded not guilty in the case. A preliminary hearing is set for Thursday in Sweden Town Court.