WABC - MANDATORY COURTESY 'WABC-TV NEWS', EMBARGO NEW YORK CITY
Brooklyn, New York - 27 October 2013
1. Mid of NYPD vehicle arriving at scene
2. Mid of officers at scene
3. Wide of entrance to residence
4. SOUNDBITE (English) unidentified neighbor (Transcript Below)
5. Mid of officer on phone at scene
6. Wide of onlookers
7. Wide of entrance to residence
8. Wide of vehicles driving near scene
9. Mid of officers at scene (nats)
10. Wide of scene
11. Mid of people walking under crime scene tape
12. Close of crime scene tape
(nats from cop car arriving)
NEW YORK CITY POLICE RESPONDED TO A GRUESOME SCENE LATE SATURDAY NIGHT --
-- WHERE A MOTHER AND HER FOUR YOUNG CHILDREN WERE STABBED TO DEATH IN THEIR BROOKLYN HOME.
SOUNDBITE (English) unidentified neighbor: "I saw the girl, the little kid once, 7 or 8 years old, the girl. All clothes, blood... Lot of blood. On clothes."
AUTHORITIES HAVE ARRESTED 25-YEAR OLD MING DON CHEN ON FIVE COUNTS OF MURDER --
-- THE 25-YEAR OLD CHINESE IMMIGRANT IS A COUSIN OF THE CHILDREN'S FATHER AND HAD BEEN STAYING AT THE HOME FOR THE PAST WEEK.
POLICE SAY HE HAS IMPLICATED HIMSELF IN THE KILLINGS BUT A MOTIVE REMAINS UNKNOWN.
TWO GIRLS, AGES 7 AND 9, WERE PRONOUNCED DEAD AT THE SCENE ALONG WITH THE YOUNGEST CHILD, A ONE YEAR OLD BOY.
THE MOTHER, QIAO ZHEN LI AND HER 5 YEAR OLD SON WERE TRANSPORTED TO A LOCAL HOSPITAL, WHERE THEY WERE ALSO PRONOUNCED DEAD.
MAGGIE MAZZETTI, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS.