Man accused of assaulting mother; dead body of brother discovered

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Pearl told the judge that Okonkwo Jr. admitted to police that he hurt both his mother and brother. (Credit: News 12)

A teen has been charged with second-degree assault after allegedly attacking his mother in their Dix Hills home, where the suspect’s 15-year-old brother was also found dead.

Charles Okonkwo Jr., 18, was arraigned yesterday in court.

Police received a call from Charles Okonkwo Sr. Saturday at around 6 p.m. after he arrived home from a hospital stay in Huntington.

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