Woman and 8-year-old boy found fatally stabbed in Brooklyn apartment

The suspect in the murders of a mother and her 8-year-old son in Coney Island is scheduled to be arraigned Friday.

Police believe Christopher Patterson, 32, is responsible for stabbing the 46-year-old woman and her son multiple times. The victims were found in their West 5th Street apartment and were pronounced dead at the scene.

Unconfirmed reports indicate Patterson was the woman?s boyfriend.

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