Ming Dong Chen, 25, confessed to butchering his cousin's wife and
her four young children
with a meat cleaver
in Brooklyn on October 26, 2013.
Mingdong Chen, center, a suspect in the murder of a five people
in Brooklyn's Sunset Park
is walked by police from the
66th precinct, Sunday, October 27, 2013.
The Chinese immigrant, who neighbors said struggled to survive in
America, was arrested
in the stabbing
death of his
cousin's wife and her four children.
Mingdong Chen is taken from the 66th precinct after being charged in
of his cousin's family.
(Ken Murray/New York Daily News)
(Anthony Lanzilote for The New York Times)
Mingdong Chen, 25, is arraigned in Brooklyn criminal court after allegedly butchering his cousin's
and her four
children, aged one to nine, in Brooklyn on October 26, 2013.
Chen, whose lawyer said suffered two bruises to his forehead with
in police custody, stayed silent.
Chen, who did not enter a plea, has been held without bail.
A body bag is loaded from a Sunset Park residence in Brooklyn,
New York after five people--
including an 18-month-old toddler--were
The father of the family arrived too late to help his wife and
In the center, the Brooklyn home where five people were stabbed
to death Saturday evening.
Mom Qiozhen Li annd kids William Zhuo, 1; Amy Zhuo, 7; Kevin Zhuo,
5; and Linda Zhuo, 9
in the stabbing spree by Mingdong