Tohafjian’s rape trial set to begin in February
Convicted murderer Emerson “John” Tohafjian will go on trial in less than two weeks on felony rape and unlawful imprisonment charges.
Tohafjian was sentenced to life in prison after being found guilty in December of 2018 of fatally shooting his ex-girlfriend, Lori McConnell, of Waterloo, and her friend, Charlie Andrus, of Seneca Falls, in July of that year.
A month prior to the shooting, Tohafjian is accused of forcibly raping a woman in his car, threatening to kill her and choking her, along with throwing a cat that was inside a cat carrier at the time.
The Finger Lakes Times reports Tohafjian’s rape trial will being February 3rd in Seneca County Court.
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