Brighton Beach

NYPD: Brighton Beach man kills father, commits suicide

December 2, 2014 Associated Press
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Police say a Brooklyn man stabbed his father to death and injured his sister before committing suicide.

According to the Wall Street Journal, the attack occurred around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday at the family’s Brighton Beach apartment.

The NYPD says 59-year-old Voclodymyr Yeushchenko was stabbed in the neck.

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When his 29-year-old daughter tried to intervene, she was wounded in the back, wrist and forehead.

Police say her brother, 30-year-old Kostyantyn Proskurnyak, was fatally injured when he jumped from a second-story window.


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