The trial of a an Ithaca man accused of taking part in the murder of a Newfield man will begin Monday.
39-year-old Roy Clements, along with Colleen McGolgin, Dennis Lampila, and Jamie Gerhart, is accused of strangling 30-year-old Camden Rundell at Rundell’s home on Burdge Hill Road back in December, while trying to rob Rundell of marijuana plants.
Clements faces 25 years to life in prison if convicted.
A jury panel of 12 members and three alternates was seated Friday.
A 5th defendant in the case, Melissa Minnick, pleaded guilty to conspiracy in August.