BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — A West Seneca man was indicted on murder and sexual assault charges on Thursday morning.

Police said that on July 29 at approximately 11:40 p.m., 24-year-old Jairus L. Kedzierski stabbed 29-year-old Maurice Kidd, Jr. multiple times during a physical altercation on Edson Street in West Seneca. Police say that the fight was over Kedzierski allegedly attempting to sexually abuse a female victim earlier that evening at a residence on Edson Street.

Kidd was pronounced dead at ECMC. Kedzierski was charged with second-degree murder and first-degree attempted sexual abuse.

Kedzierski is scheduled to return to court on August 25. If convicted of all charges, he faces 29 years to life in prison.

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