ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - An ex-convict accused of killing an upstate New York college professor found at the bottom of a ravine in February has been indicted on a first-degree murder charge.
The Monroe County District Attorney's office says Monday that 27-year-old Jerrell Henry could face up to life in prison without the possibility of parole if convicted of killing Edline Chun of Rochester.
The grand jury also indicted Henry's girlfriend, 26-year-old Natalie Johnson, on a second-degree murder charge.
Both are scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday. Henry's public defender, John Bradley, and Johnson's lawyer, Robert Napier, say they'll plead not guilty.
Investigators say they shot 73-year-old Chun in the head inside her home, possibly during a robbery. Her body was found three days later.
Henry had done prison time for car theft.
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