Brooklyn man fatally stabs grandpa, 80, in LI home: cops

Brooklyn man fatally stabs grandpa, 80, in LI home: cops

A Brooklyn man stabbed his 80-year-old grandfather to demise within the senior’s Lengthy Island dwelling late Monday, authorities mentioned. 

John Pilgrim, 80, was inside his dwelling on Hounslow Highway close to Clyde Highway in Shirley round 7:45 p.m. when his grandson, Christopher Clarke, 34, carried out the lethal assault and fled, Suffolk County Police mentioned. 

Clarke, of Park Slope, was tracked down about two hours later to the Lengthy Island Railroad Station in Shirley, cops mentioned.

Police ultimately tracked down Clarke at an LIRR station.News12

He was arrested and charged with second-degree homicide, authorities mentioned. 

He’s being held on the Sixth Precinct and is scheduled to be arraigned in First District Courtroom in Central Islip Tuesday. 

The circumstances main as much as the deadly stabbing weren’t instantly clear. 

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