A man was fatally stabbed in front of virtual onlookers as he participated in a Zoom conference call Thursday afternoon, police on Long Island, New York, said.
Authorities received 911 calls from other participants on the call shortly after noon, Suffolk County police said in a statement.
Dwight Powers, 72, was in Amityville when he was fatally attacked. Thomas Scully-Powers, 32, his son, was arrested in the slaying.
The suspect fled and at some point jumped out a window, sustaining minor injuries, but he was collared in the area about an hour later, police said.
Scully-Powers was hospitalized, according to the statement. He faces a charge of second-degree murder, Suffolk County police said.
Because he was still being treated, Scully-Powers did not yet have a court date, they said.
Man on Zoom call killed by son as others in meeting watched, police say
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