NEW YORK - Police on Long Island say a man murdered his father while the latter was taking part in an online video chat.
Dwight Powers, 72, was on a Zoom video call with about 20 people when his son Thomas Scully-Powers, 32, stabbed him, police said. Several people who were on the videoconference called 911.
Scully-Powers took off from the house but cops caught up to him less than an hour later near Ketcham Avenue and Cedar Street at, police said.
Authorities charged Scully-Powers with second-degree murder. Police said he was checked out at a hospital for minor injuries that he got from jumping out a window.
It was unclear if he had a lawyer who could speak on his behalf.
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