Wescott Murder Update

By WBNG News

Wescott Murder Update

July 22, 2010 Updated Jun 30, 2009 at 10:53 AM EST

Johnson City Police say a Village man may have admitted to killing his girlfriend, 46 year old Kelly Wescott.

Wescott was found dead in her apartment on Floral Avenue Saturday.

Her boyfriend 48 year old William Kenyon has been charged with her murder.

Police say Kenyon's family called police twice around 7:30 Saturday morning.

One phone call to check on Kenyon's welfare.

Another that lead police to Wescott's apartment.

"Another family member of Mr. Kenyon, indicating he has made admissions to killing his girlfriend, Kelly Wescott." said Lt. David Smith.

When asked, detectives wouldn't say that Kenyon formally confessed to the killing.

An autopsy revealed Wescott died of asphyxiation.

Smith says it was caused by compression of the upper body area.

Police say Kenyon did not resist at the time of his arrest

He's in the the Broome County Jail.

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