The ex-con and alleged gang member charged within the December stabbing rampage that left a Columbia College pupil lifeless cried out for his “mommy” following his arrest, courtroom paperwork reveal.
Vincent Pinkney’s tearful Dec. 3 outburst in entrance of detectives interviewing him within the NYPD’s twenty sixth Precinct was recorded on video, prosecutors disclosed in a submitting obtained by The Put up on Wednesday.
The footage exhibits the 25-year-old accused killer “crying and saying I’m sorry. Saying he wants his mommy. Saying that he did unhealthy and did good,” the courtroom doc states.
A name the suspect made to his mother about an hour later was additionally captured on digicam, as was a dialog he had with a detective about how his mother and father “love” him and the way he “will not be all evil,” in keeping with the submitting.
Pinkney — who has a prolonged rap sheet — was arraigned in Manhattan Supreme Courtroom Wednesday on a five-count indictment together with homicide and tried homicide. He entered a plea of not responsible via his lawyer.
He’s accused of occurring a horrifying 20-minute stabbing spree, beginning at round 11 p.m. on Dec. 2, when he allegedly knifed Columbia College graduate pupil Davide Giri, 30, within the abdomen in Morningside Park.
The Italian native, who was pursuing a Ph.D. in pc science, staggered out of the park and alongside West 123rd Avenue earlier than collapsing close to Amsterdam Avenue. He was pronounced lifeless at Mount Sinai Morningside hospital.
Pinkney then allegedly attacked Italian vacationer Roberto Malaspina about 20 minutes later, stabbing him within the again and the stomach on West one hundred and tenth close to Columbus Avenue. Malaspina, 27, was handled at a hospital and survived.
The assailant then bumped into Central Park, the place he bumped into lawyer Gregory Johnson, 30, — and allegedly swung a kitchen knife at him with out saying a phrase.
Johnson stated he and his girlfriend flagged down cops outdoors the park and helped monitor down Pinkney, who sources stated was caught with a white-handled boning knife with a 6-inch blade.
Pinkney is being held with out bail. His subsequent courtroom date is scheduled for April 20.