Man accused in Xerox killing could face gun charges

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WIVB) — CBS contributors in Rochester say the man accused of killing someone at the Xerox Federal Credit Union near Rochester could face new charges.

Richard Wilbern is accused of shooting two people in 2003, killing one of them — a Xerox employee named Raymond Batzel. Wilbern is believed to have worked at either Xerox or the Credit Union, according to sources who spoke with WROC.

In addition to the shootings, Wilbern is also accused of stealing more than $10,000 from the credit union.

Wilbern is a convicted felon, and thus not allowed to possess a firearm. According to WROC, a September search of his girlfriend’s residence led to the finding of a black ski mask and several rifles, police say.

Wilbern could be charged for allegedly possessing the rifles.

The federal case against Wilbern could result in him receiving life in prison or the death penalty.

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