A resident of the Cattaraugus Indian Reservation is accused of murdering his half-brother.
Erie County Sheriff's detectives arrested 22-year-old Cody Testerman of Brant Reservation Road on Tuesday morning. He is being charged with second-degree murder in North Collins court this afternoon in the death of 20-year-old Jessie Seneca.
Seneca's body was discovered by a nearby resident Saturday afternoon on a dirt road off Route 438. He was last seen alive last Wednesday morning, July 11.
Testerman surrender without incident and gave a statement to the Sheriff's Office. The investigation continues with the assistance of New York State Police and Seneca Marshalls.