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Nikki Secondino charged with murder in deadly stabbing of 61-year-old father Carlo Secondino in Brooklyn

A suspect is awaiting arraignment in the deadly stabbing of her father at their house in Brooklyn.

A memorial for Carlo Secondino now sits on the counter of Mike’s Diner in Bensonhurst, the place the 61-year-old had labored as a deliveryman.

“He was very well-liked by many, many people,” neighbor Rose Contrera mentioned.

“He was the type of guy that if we were having a bad day, he would come in and make it better,” former coworker Briana Pacheco mentioned.

Police discovered Secondino stabbed to dying in his house on seventeenth Avenue early Thursday morning. His youthful daughter, 19-year-old Liana, was rushed to a neighborhood hospital with critical stab wounds, and his older daughter, 22-year-old Nikki Secondino, was taken to the hospital with minor cuts.

“It’s just so sad to see that this happened to him because he didn’t deserve this, and he cried for help so many times and nobody ever did anything,” Pacheco mentioned.

According to police sources, Nikki initially claimed two intruders broke in by means of the window and stabbed the household, however cops had been suspicious of her account.

Sources inform us investigators confronted the older daughter in regards to the holes in her story, together with that there was no person on surveillance video breaking in. That’s once we’re informed the daughter confessed to stabbing each her father and sister.

“I don’t think it was a surprise to anyone,” Contrera mentioned.

Before this occurred, police had been known as to the house for home disputes no less than thrice.

“He would express his concerns with her, and he would say that yeah, he did feel like that she was a danger to herself or to others,” Pacheco mentioned. “But nobody would have ever thought that this would’ve come down to this, what happened.”

Nikki Secondino is now charged with murder.

Police recovered each a hammer and knife from the scene however are nonetheless searching for the motive.

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