BUFFALO, NY-- An 87-year-old man charged with killing his roommate at an assisted living center is scheduled to be back in court later today.
Police say Chester Rusek severely beat his roommate, Salvatore Trusello, with a heavy magnet at the Kenwell DePaul Assisted Living Center in Tonawanda last November.
Trusello later died in the at ECMC.
Rusek is scheduled to be back in court at two this afternoon for a pre-trial conference. He faces 25 years behind bars if convicted. Rusek is currently being held in Erie County Jail.