Brooklyn man fatally stabbed, dismembered

A man was stabbed to death Monday night on a quiet residential street in Bensonhurst, police say.Police officers arrived on the scene at 1636 W

BROOKLYN - A man was stabbed to death Monday night on a quiet residential street in Bensonhurst, police say.

Police officers arrived on the scene at 1636 W 7 St. at around 11 p.m. after receiving a call about a stabbing in the neighborhood. Officials say they found the victim, Samson Chan, in his home, unconscious and unresponsive with several stab wounds to his torso. Witnesses say Samson was also dismembered.

A woman who lived with the victim was taken into police custody for questioning, although Harry Olsen, a neighbor, says he never heard the couple fight. Olsen adds the area where the deadly stabbing occurred is usually very quiet.

Local residents say Chan has an 18-year-old daughter who was staying in Manhattan with grandparents at the time of the stabbing.

No additional arrests have been made so far, but police say they are questioning several persons of interest.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

The first Kick Your Game Sneaker Exposition kicked 1 Sneaker Expo kicks off at Brooklyn Stuy Dome
The march and rally began at the Islamic 2 Activists in Bay Ridge march for MLK Day
Police say a man is in the hospital 3 Man shot in the face in Crown Heights
Police have charged two men accused of prompting 4 2 men identified in police involved shooting
Three men are accused of assaulting a man 5 3 accused of assaulting a man during Brooklyn home invasion

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE