Man Stabbed to Death by Brother in Queens, Police Say
FAR ROCKAWAY — A 27-year-old man was found stabbed to death early Friday morning near Rockaway Park — and cops have charged his brother with the murder, according to the NYPD.
Jose Romero was discovered inside of 125 Beach 17th St. about 2 a.m. with multiple stab wounds covering his body, police said.
Paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene, police said.
Romero's brother, 23-year-old Kenny Romero, has since been charged with second-degree murder, tampering with evidence and criminal possession of a weapon, police said.
The incident occurred after the victim and his brother returned home drunk from a funeral they had attended earlier that day, sources said. The two got into an argument, which quickly escalated to violence.
That's when Kenny Romero drew a knife and stabbed his brother, sources said.
The surviving brother turned himself in at the scene, sources said.