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

(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.

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Oct 2, 2012 9:20 AM CDT
Please, please young girls FOCUS on your dreams, your education, your future and leave permanent relationships ALONE. They only cause you pain and anger. There is always time for that. Just a little advice to young women.
Oct 2, 2012 7:24 AM CDT
People would rather tweet than dial 911?!?!?
Oct 2, 2012 4:46 AM CDT
" ... though he has since pleaded not guilty to murder charges ..." You are legally obligated to plead 'not guilty' at a preliminarily hearing. This compels the government to present enough evidence to prove to the court you are the guilty of a crime. Without that burden of proof, the judge would dismiss the charges. Once the government shows their case, you can then decide your course of action - going to trial, pleading guilty or taking a plea bargain. It's the law.