An 18-year-old Nigerian Teenager in Long Island, New York, with a history of psychiatric problems killed his 15-year-old brother and brutally beat his mother – a respected medical doctor- into a coma over the weekend.
According to DailyMail UK, the boy, Charles Okonkwo Jr. has been charged with assault on his 52-year-old mother, Chinwe Okonkwo, on Saturday in Dix Hill, New York. He is yet to face charges on the death of his 15-year-old brother, Bradley Okonkwo. His victims are both pictured above.
Mrs Okonkwo, a Brooklyn doctor, has received the Congressional Leadership Award and runs Hope Outreach Foundation, a nonprofit organization that promote public health in Brooklyn and across the world.
The father, Charles Okonkwo Sr., said he returned home from a hospital stay on Saturday night and found his son Bradley dead in his bedroom. His wife was laying unconscious in a pool of blood next to her car in the garage.
Mrs Okonkwo was airlifted to a nearby hospital, where she remains in critical condition. She suffered facial fractures and doctors have had to relieve swelling on her brain.