Opening statements conclude in trial of man accused of killing Albany woman

Robinson trial continues

Opening statements take place in Robinson trial

Opening statements concluded Tuesday in the trial of the Rensselaer man accused of killing an Albany woman in May 2022.

Iaeir Robinson, 27, is charged with second-degree murder in the death of Ahsid Hemingway-Powell.

Hemingway-Powell was found dead in her apartment on Old Hickory Drive on May 28, 2022.

She had just graduated from UAlbany, and had wanted to become a physician assistant, her mom said.

Police have not disclosed a motive for the crime nor if a weapon was used.