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Zachary Gibian booking photo (credit: CBS)

Zachary Gibian Gets 25 Years In Stepdad’s Samurai Sword Slaying

Gibian admitted that in 2005, he nearly beheaded Scott Nager, a retired NYPD officer, as he slept on a couch in his Hauppauge home.

05/16/2011

Michael Brea (credit: Facebook)

Report: NY Actor Says He Killed ‘Demon’ In His Mom

His relatives issued a statement Friday calling him a “compassionate, gentle, intelligent, spiritual and loving man” who was “not well” before Yanick Brea’s death Tuesday.

11/26/2010

Michael Brea (credit: Facebook)

‘Ugly Betty’ Actor Accused Of Slaying Mom With Samurai Sword

An actor, who once appeared on TV’s “Ugly Betty,” is accused of stabbing his mother to death with a samurai sword inside her Brooklyn apartment after delivering a religious rant, police said.

11/23/2010

Zachary Gibian booking photo (credit: CBS)

NY Court Orders New Samurai Sword Killing Trial

Zachary Gibian was convicted of nearly beheading his stepfather, Scott Nager, in his home in Hauppauge, on Long Island. He is serving 25 years to life in prison.

11/18/2010

Zachary Gibian booking photo (credit: CBS)

Man Originally Convicted In L.I. Slay Appears In Court

Zachary Gibian — sentenced to 25 years in prison for slaying his stepfather — had his conviction overturned because a court ruled that errors were made in his trial.

09/10/2010

Zachary Gibian booking photo (credit: CBS)

Court Orders New Trial In L.I. Samurai Sword Slay

An appeals court has ordered a new trial for Zachary Gibian, who was convicted of killing his stepfather with a samurai sword in 2006.

08/12/2010