A former Clymer Central school teacher has pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to possession of child pornography involving a pre-pubescent minor.

Taglianetti sentenced to 25 years-to-life in prison

Feb 24, 2014
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A Virginia man has been given the maximum sentence for the 2012 killing of Chautauqua County school superintendent Keith Reed, Jr.

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A Chautauqua County jury has convicted Anthony Taglianetti in the murder of Clymer Central Schools Superintendent Keith Reed Jr.. 

Taglianetti trial winding down

Nov 6, 2013
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The jury in the trial of the Virginia man accused of killing the superintendent of the Clymer Central School District could be handed the case as soon as Thursday.

The trial of the Virginia man accused of murdering Clymer schools superintendent Keith Reed Jr. is underway in Chautauqua County.

Taglianetti pleads not guilty in Reed murder

Dec 19, 2012
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The man accused of gunning down Clymer schools superintendent Keith Reed Jr. pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder one day after being extradited back to Western New York.

Clymer murder suspect refuses to waive extradition

Oct 1, 2012

The Virginia man accused of killing Clymer schools superintendent Keith Reed Jr. is fighting extradition to western New York.

Chautauqua County Sheriff Joseph Gerace says it could be a month or more before Anthony Robert Taglianetti II is turned over to New York authorities, after he refused to waive his right to an extradition hearing from Prince William County, Virginia.

Reed was shot to death ten days ago outside his Clymer home. Taglianetti was arrested by U.S. Marshals in Virginia last Friday after being located in a wooded area.

Memorial service will honor Clymer superintendent

Oct 1, 2012
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The community of Clymer will gather tonight for a memorial service for their murdered school superintendent Keith Reed.

The service takes place at the school tonight as details of Reed's death continue to emerge.

In an interview with WGRZ-TV, Reed's brother said an ambush must have preceded the murder since his brother "was a fighter."

Keith Reed was reportedly shot three times on his property in Clymer.

His accused killer, Anthony Robert Taglianetti, allegedly drove from his Virginia home to kill Reed.

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A gun believed to be the weapon used to kill Clymer school Superintendent Keith Reed has been discovered by investigators in Virginia.

Late Friday, U.S. Marshals took Anthony Taglianetti into custody. Forensic Detectives had been searching the suspect's Buick Century when the gun was discovered.

Chautauqua County District Attorney David Foley says Taglianetti currently is being held in Virginia but expects a transfer to New York State shortly.

The Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office is searching for a Virginia man in connection with the homicide of the Clymer Schools superintendent. 

Chautuaqua County Sheriff Deputy Joseph Gerace and District attorney David Foley held news conference Thursday afternoon to announce that 42-year-old Anthony Robert Taglianetti II is wanted for questioning.

"We have evidence to put the suspect in Chautauqua County the night of the homicide which we believe would have been Friday night," said Sheriff Gerace.

Clymer superintendent found dead in apparent homicide

Sep 25, 2012
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The superintendent of the Clymer School District in Chautauqua County has been found dead outside of his home, the victim of an apparent homicide. 

Chautauqua County Sheriff's deputies discovered 51-year-old Keith Reed at his residence on Clymer-Sherman Road with gunshot wounds this morning.  Reed lived alone and hadn't been heard from him since Friday night. 

Chautauqua County Sheriff Joseph Gerace says Reed was reported missing by friends Sunday night.