Murdered Student Posted Troubling Last Tweet

'Should've known,' wrote Kogut during beau's visit

By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser Staff

Posted Oct 2, 2012 2:29 AM CDT | Updated Oct 2, 2012 6:13 AM CDT

(Newser) – A New York college freshman was thrilled her boyfriend was visiting last weekend—and then ominously disappointed shortly before police say she was brutally murdered by him in her dorm room. "Ahhh see you sooon !! :)" tweeted 18-year-old Alexandra Kogut to boyfriend Clayton Whittemore, reports the Utica Post-Dispatch. But soon after, she added: "Should've known."

It was the last tweet of her life. She was found shortly after by police with "extreme trauma" to her upper body from a savage beating, and Whittemore has been charged in her murder. He has reportedly admitted to police that he killed Kogut, though he has since pleaded not guilty to murder charges, reports the AP.

Alexandra Kogut was found dead with 'extreme upper body trauma' from a beating in her dorm room.
Alexandra Kogut was found dead with 'extreme upper body trauma' from a beating in her dorm room.   (Facebook)
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