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Man accused of killing woman in hammer attack appears in court

The man charged in a deadly hammer attack in Sunset Park appeared in court Wednesday.

News 12 Staff

Jan 17, 2024, 11:10 AM

Updated 154 days ago

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The man charged in a deadly hammer attack in Sunset Park appeared in court Wednesday.
Police say Liyong Ye fatally hit 43-year old Zhao Zhao in the head with a hammer, as well as striking and injuring the woman's 5-year-old son and 3-year-old daughter, on Aug. 23, 2023.
Ye has been charged with second-degree murder and two counts of attempted second-degree murder.
If convicted, he faces 25 years to life in prison.


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