New London man claims insanity for 2015 murder

David J. McKeever (Photo provided by the New London Police Dept.)

NEW LONDON, Conn. (WTNH) — A New London man has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity in the murder of his girlfriend.

David McKeever appeared in court on Monday. He will face a three judge panel at trial instead of a jury.

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Police found Delma Murphy’s body inside of her Cole Street home back in 2015.

Police believe she was dead for at least a day before her body was discovered.