Man on trial for murder of 81-year-old neighbor

FREDONIA, N.Y. (WIVB) – The murder trial of a Fredonia man is underway in Chautauqua County.

Prosecutors say Jason Wells killed his neighbor, 81-year old Ruth Fisk, in February 2010. Her body was found rolled inside a carpet.

Wells’ lawyer says his client does not understand what he did wrong.

Wells spent two years in a state psychiatric facility while awaiting trial.

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