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96-Year-Old Woman and Son Stabbed to Death in Astoria Home in Apparent Murder-Suicide

25-35 14th Place Crime Scene (Google Maps)

March 25, 2020 By Christian Murray

The police found a 96-year-old woman and a 50-year-old man both dead in an Astoria house this morning with multiple stab wounds to the body.

Police were called out to 25-35 14th Place at around 8 a.m. where they discovered the pair both with stab wounds. They were pronounced dead at the scene.

Police sources believe that it was a murder-suicide– involving a mother and her son who both lived at the address. The Medical Examiner will ultimately determine the cause of death.

Their identities have not yet been released, pending family notification.

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Unfortunately, the mental illness situation will only get worse. I worry so much about the elderly and children in Astoria. There are so many elderly in Astoria and so many children living in the projects.


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