A transgender girl accused of killing her father allegedly advised police she struck him in a head with a hammer earlier than stabbing him and her sister.
Nikki Secondino, 22, was arrested and charged for the murder of her father, Carlo, 61, and tried homicide of her 19-year-old sister, Liana, who’s in vital situation.
Sources advised the New York Post Secondindo confessed to the stabbings at her household’s Brooklyn dwelling and mentioned she would have additionally killed the neighbor who known as 911.
‘My father was sitting on the sofa,’ she allegedly advised police. ‘I hit him on the pinnacle with a hammer. Then I reached for my favourite German knife and stabbed the s*** out of him.
‘My sister got here out and tried to cease me, and I stabbed her within the again, head and abdomen,’ Nikki allegedly added. ‘I needed them useless.’
The supposed confession comes as an interview from 2020 surfaced, the place Secondino spoke about popping out as a trans girl to her divorced dad and mom and described her father as ‘very Italian’ and ‘very non secular.’
Nikki Secondino, 22, allegedly confessed to killing her father and stabbing her sister. The trans girl is pictured being taken into custody by police on Thursday evening
Secondino, proper, has been charged with the homicide of her father, Carlo Secondino, 61, heart, and tried homicide her sister, Liana, left
Sources mentioned she additionally advised police she would have killed her neighbor for calling 911
Initially, police suspected that the stabbing incident was related to a house invasion, however stories steered that Secondino could have fabricated the story in an try and cowl up the crime.
Carlo was pronounced useless on the scene and his different daughter was rushed to Maimonides Medical Heart, simply days forward of her twentieth birthday.
The household gave the impression to be in heavy turmoil, with information displaying the Secondino tried to get a short lived order of safety towards her father and sister in July, based on the Submit.
The order gave the impression to be a results of a July 15 incident the place police have been known as to the Brooklyn residence as Secondino claimed her father was within the mob and had threatened to kill her.
Two days later, Liana was charged with assault and felony mischief for allegedly reducing Nikki’s hand and tearing down window blinds.
Though officers didn’t consider Carlo had any connections with the mob, information present a choose did log off on the safety order.
It has additionally been revealed that Secondino acquired a momentary order of safety towards her father and sister in July
She claimed her father (pictured) was a member of the mob and threatened to kill her, and her sister was additionally charged for reducing Secondino’s hand
A resurfaced interview from 2020 particulars Secondino’s struggles popping out to her household
An extra look into the household’s previous turned up a two-year-old interview Secondino had finished with a YouTube channel specializing in supporting trans people.
Within the video, Secondino described her father as a standard Italian man who needed nothing to do along with her transition to a lady.
‘My dad was speechless,’ she mentioned. ‘He did not know what to say. My mother did not know what to say, and round that point prefer it actually wasn’t talked about.
‘My dad and mom have been very non secular. Like we went to church each Sunday and stuff,’ she added.
Secondino additionally recalled an early incident in her childhood when she refused to put on boy’s swimming trunks regardless of her mom’s objections.
‘She pressured me to… placed on a boy, you understand, swimming trunks, Secondino mentioned, ‘and I had a full blown meltdown. I simply cried screamed.’
Pictured: Police arriving on the scene of the crime on the household’s Brooklyn dwelling
Secondino suffered slash wounds to the palms and was taken to the hospital in secure situation
Secondino initially tried to cowl up the alleged crime as a house invasion, calling 911 to report a break-in
It was initially reported that two male robbers broke into the house on seventeenth Avenue, round 6am and demanded cash from a protected, based on police, earlier than they attacked the household of three and fled on foot.
Nevertheless, police now consider that Secondino was answerable for the assault.
Secondino suffered slash wounds to the palms and was hospitalized in secure situation.
Neighbors described a horrific scene: ‘I heard like wrestling, preventing,’ mentioned the neighbor. ‘I did hear the daddy. He pleaded to me ‘Please name the cops!’ … The entrance of his chest proper there, it was saturated in crimson like he was carrying a crimson vest,’ mentioned one neighbor to the New York Daily News.
One other girl described how Secondino banged on her door to get in.
‘He was similar to mendacity there. His head was going through in direction of the window, the kitchen window. He was face up mendacity on his again,’ the neighbor recalled.
‘Each time once they argue there was banging. As a result of the partitions are simply sheetrock, I’d hear every part.’