18-year-old Nigerian Boy Kills Brother, Injures Mother In New York

The suspect’s father arrived home to find his younger son dead and his wife with severe injuries

A teenage Nigerian resident in the United States has been taken into police custody after being suspected of killing his brother and hurting his mother.

18-year-old Charles Okonkwo Jr. was arrested after his father, Charles Okonkwo Sr. found the bloody scene of the crime at the family’s Long Island home.

The younger Charles is said to have a history of mental illness and has reportedly admitted to harming his mother and brother.

A court has ordered a psychiatric evaluation to be performed on the suspect and he has not yet been charged for the offence.

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