Lonnie Scott Is Charged With Murder, Assault, Criminal Possession Of A Weapon

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A Queens man is facing murder charges after his mother was found stabbed to death inside her apartment.

On Monday, police were called to an apartment on Shorefront Parkway where 60-year-old Sylvia Scott was found stabbed multiple times in the torso, the NYPD said.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

On Tuesday, police charged the victim’s 35-year-old son Lonnie Scott with murder, assault and criminal possession of a weapon.

A motive for the killing is not known.

The investigation is ongoing.

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