On Thursday, Suffolk County police announced that a man killed his own father during a video chat at Zoom with several people.
Dwight Powers was on a group video call when his son Thomas Scully-Powers came up behind him and stabbed him. The family lives in Amitiville. After the incident, several video chat participants called 911, calling the police at the scene.
It is reported that 32-year-old Scully Powers attempted to escape, but was arrested an hour later and charged with murder. He is being temporarily held in a local hospital to treat the injuries he sustained by jumping out of a window. The cause of the attack has not yet been made public.