Crime Dad killed while video chatting on Zoom in Long Island home, son arrested

02:47  22 may  2020
02:47  22 may  2020 Source:   abc7ny.com

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Police called to the home say the son answered the door, slammed it in their faces, and fled through a window before he was caught a short while later. A father on New York's Long Island was stabbed to death by his adult son during a Zoom video chat with almost two dozen other men who were

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Police arrested a man who allegedly killed his father as he was participating in a Zoom video chat.

The incident was reported around noon Thursday at a residence on Dixon Avenue.

Suffolk County police say the 72-year-old victim, Dwight Powers, was on a video chat with about 20 people when he was stabbed by his 32-year-old son.

Police say people on the video chat noticed the man fall and became concerned. Then they saw another naked person on the screen.

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One of the participants called police but they didn't know where the victim lived. It took the other participants about 10-15 minutes to figure out his name and address.

By the time police responded to the scene, they say the son answered the door, slammed it on them and then jumped out the window.

He was caught about a mile away. He was later identified as Thomas Scully-Powers and was taken to Suffolk County Police Headquarters.

Scully-Powers was charged with 2nd-degree murder. He was taken to a local hospital for minor injuries he suffered after he jumped out the window.


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