Son confesses to fatally stabbing dad during Zoom call

The Malta Independent | May 23, 2020 at 6:38 AM
  • A Long Island man suspected of fatally stabbing his father on a live Zoom call confessed to the caught-on-camera killing after police found him trying to wash blood off his body with Dr. Pepper, prosecutors said Friday.
  • Thomas Scully-Powers, 32, was arraigned via video and ordered jailed without bail after pleading not guilty to a murder charge in the attack Thursday that left 72-year-old Dwight Powers nearly decapitated as horrified call participants scrambled to dial 911.
  • Amityville Village police apprehended Scully-Powers within an hour of the killing about a mile from the apartment.