The man accused of murdering Clymer School Superintendent Keith Reed Junior is set to return to Western New York next week to answer the charge. YNN's Mark Goshgarian tells us what's in store for Anthony Robert Taglianetti.
MAYVILLE, N.Y. — Chautauqua County District Attorney Dave Foley says Anthony Taglianetti is now eligible to return to New York State from Virginia.
Taglianetti faces second murder charges in the shooting death of Clymer superintendent Keith Reed Junior back in September. He was later arrested in Prince William County and is no longer fighting extradition back to New York.
"Obviously relieved, because we don't have to go through that process... I want him back and you have to go through extra steps to get him back, so that leaves you a little bit unsettled until you know he's going to be on his way," said Foley, (R).
The Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office is now working to arrange the logistics for Taglianetti's return.
"Putting together several deputies that will be going down to pick him up and bring him back sometime next week," said Joseph Gerace, (D) Chautauqua County Sheriff.
Foley says once Taglianetti is brought back to Chautauqua County, he could face a preliminary hearing in Clymer.
He could also be indicted prior to his return, immediately arraigned on the indictment, and sent to the county jail.
"And we're going to continue to move forward and we're going to do the best job we can and hopefully hold him responsible for it," said Foley.
If the case goes to trial and Taglianetti is convicted, he faces up to 25 years to life in prison.