ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) -- In his first appearance in Chemung County Court, Curtis Burrows was handed down thirteen indictments.
Burrows allegedly stole a car and invaded a home in Big Flats, where he and shot and killed sixty-year-old Timothy Webster in November.
Burrows faces one count of murder in the first degree, two counts of murder in the second degree, two counts of burglary in the first degree, two counts of robbery in the first degree, one count of criminal use of a weapon in the first degree, one count of burglary in the second degree, two counts of criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree, one count of grand larceny in the third degree and one count of grand larceny in the fourth degree.
Webster's family was in court as Burrows plead not guilty on all charges..
His next court date has been scheduled for February 26.
"It gives them an opportunity to at least, if he entered a guilty plea today, basically the case would be over and we haven't had to submit any proof to him," said Chemung County Assistant District Attorney, Susan Rider-Ulacco. "So he has a right to a trial and he's, so far, going to take advantage of that right."
Burrows is being kept in Chemung County Jail on a million dollar cash bail.
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