Man Accused of Butchering Brooklyn Family Confessed, Punched a Cop

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Mingdong Chen has been identified and charged with five counts of first-degree murder for allegedly killing his cousin's wife and her four young children with a meat cleaver over the weekend. Chen, described as a down-on-his-luck, crazed Chinese immigrant, had been living with the family for about a week and "felt they had everything and that he had nothing," said a police source of his "remorseless" confession. The suspect was also charged with assaulting a police officer for throwing a punch at the station.