A male has actually been stabbed to death by his son during a Zoom video chat with about 20 others, cops state.
Dwight Powers, 72, was on a video teleconference at his home in Amityville, Long Island, New York, when his son, Thomas Scully-Powers, 32, assaulted him, Suffolk County Cops stated.
Cops stated they got a number of 911 calls from the other Zoom individuals quickly after midday on Thursday.
An authorities representative stated a few of the individuals might have seen part of the attack, with some providing a description of the son to officers.
“They just noticed him fall off the screen and then they heard heavy breathing,” Investigator Lieutenant Kevin Beyrer informed Newsday.
“It was horrible that they had to witness this.”
Scully-Powers ran away the scene, hurting himself while leaping out of a window, however was captured and apprehended in the location about an hour later on.
The suspect was required to medical facility and has actually been charged with second- degree murder, cops stated in a declaration.
He is still getting treatment for his injuries so a court date has actually not yet been set, the force added.