Thomas was arrested within hours after the chat was reported. But it is not yet clear what caused his father to kill him. He is charged with second-degree murder. Thomas was arrested by Suffolk police. He was rushed to the hospital after being treated for minor injuries.
The incident happened Thursday afternoon. The son attacked his father during a zoom video chat with about 20 other people. However, the participants in the video chat did not know where the power was, which led to the delay in reaching the police. Most of the people in the chat were witnesses to his stabbing. Police have yet to determine what kind of video meeting was held.