Suspected killer Nikki Secundino has been charged with murder and is being held without bail
A 22-year-old woman accused of stabbing her father to death and seriously injuring her sister has now been released from the hospital and from a cell at the Rikers Island jail a week after the deadly attack in Brooklyn.
Nikki Secundino, a transgender model accused of killing her 61-year-old father Carlo and seriously injuring her 19-year-old sister Liana at their Bensonhurst home on Dec. 29, appeared in Brooklyn Criminal Court Tuesday night and was arraigned. held without bail, prosecutors said.
The accused killer has been hospitalized since his arrest and has confessed to police officers about his fears about the fatal attacks.
“I came out of the bedroom and saw my father sitting [the] sleeping on the couch, i was trafficked [his] head [a] hammer,” Secundino told police, according to the criminal complaint against him.
“I took my favorite German steel knife and stabbed him,” he said. “My sister came out of her room and tried to stop me, then I stabbed her in the back, head and stomach. I wanted them dead.
He initially told police that a pair of intruders broke into the home and attacked his family, but investigators later determined that he had carried out the attack himself.
“My sister stabbed me,” sources said when an injured Liana came to the police. “Have you seen my father?” Go and get it,” he said.
After the incident, the injured teenager was hospitalized. His current condition was not immediately available Wednesday evening.
Nikki Secundino is charged with second-degree murder, attempted second-degree murder and two counts of fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon, according to the complaint.
According to sources, there have been signs of discord in the family in the past.
In late July, Nikki filed for a temporary protection order against her father and sister, alleging that Liana had threatened to kill her and that her father was part of a “gang.”
Although a motive for the murder has not been released, the family court filing follows two incidents of intimidation and domestic violence earlier this month.
On July 15, Nikki called the police and claimed her father had threatened to kill her, and two days later her sister was charged with assault and criminal mischief for allegedly ripping open the blinds and cutting her arm. Nikki.
A judge agreed to sign the order, with sources saying his father had no ties to the mafia.
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