The 22-year-old trans daughter of a Brooklyn man who was fatally stabbed early Thursday has been charged with his murder after police initially suspected the lethal confrontation was related to a house invasion.
Nikki Secondino was charged with the deadly stabbing of her dad, Carlo Secondino, who was pronounced lifeless at their Bensonhurst dwelling round 6 a.m. Thursday, in accordance with police.
She was additionally charged with tried murder and prison possession of a weapon in connection to the horrific assault.
The alleged killer’s 19-year-old sister was additionally stabbed through the incident and rushed to Maimonides Hospital in important situation.
Sources informed The Post earlier Thursday that Nikki was suspected of concocting the faux story in regards to the break-in to cover up her own brutal crime.
A neighbor of the Secondinos additionally stated she heard Nikki making a telephone name within the hallway after the slaying, claiming the household had been robbed by dwelling invaders who additionally stabbed them.
Police at first stated two robbers broke into the household’s dwelling on seventeenth Avenue close to 82nd Street and demanded money from a protected earlier than killing the 61-year-old father and injuring each daughters.
Nikki suffered slash wounds to the palms and was taken to the hospital in secure situation, police stated.
Nikki is transgender — one thing her dad supported, stated the father’s employer Yadira Gomez, who co-owns Mike’s Diner the place Secondino labored as a deliveryman.