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The New York man almost beheaded his father in the alleged Zoom-call murder

A Long Island man suspected of stabbing his father to death when his father was chatting in Zoom almost beheaded him, a report said Friday.

Thomas Scully-Powers, 32, allegedly confessed to police after the afternoon murder in Amityville on Thursday, it was revealed in court, Newsday reports.

“He keeps breathing, so I have to keep stabbing him,” Scully-Powers told police, a prosecutor told his indictment Friday, according to Newsday.

His son used several knives in the attack and sliced ​​his father’s neck to the bone from ear to ear, prosecutors said.

He also claimed he stabbed his father several times in the chest, then turned it and stabbed a knife into his back, according to the report.

The victim, 72-year-old Dwight Powers, was found dead in the house he shared with his son on Dixon Avenue after another participant in a video conference called 911, police said.

Scully-Powers jumped out of the window to avoid being caught, but was arrested moments later trying to wash himself with Dr. Pepper was stolen from a nearby store, Newsday reported.

He was ordered to be detained without bail and on charges for murder, the newspaper reported.

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