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Police say Schenectady murder came in midst of drug binge

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The man accused of killing Wendell Avenue resident Brett Wentworth in April 2010 did so in the midst of a four-day drug binge, stealing and — in Wentworth’s case — killing to get his next high, according to a new prosecution account in the case. John Wakefield, 47, appeared in Schenectady County Court Tuesday for a pre-trial conference in his case. In the conference, Visiting Judge Michael V. Coccoma set Feb. 24 as the date ...

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