New York man kills father on Zoom 


A New York patricide yesterday appears to be the first carried out on Zoom, which usage has boomed in popularity since confinement measures forced people to stay at home during the coronavirus pandemic. – EPA pic, May 22, 2020.

A 32-YEAR-OLD American in a New York suburb stabbed and killed his father who was participating on a Zoom video call yesterday, police said.

Suffolk County Police said in a statement that Dwight Powers, 72, was on a Zoom chat with multiple people when his son, Thomas Scully-Powers, attacked him.


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