NYC Family Murder Suspect Runs Out of Gas in Virginia, Found Covered in Blood: Sources

All had been stabbed in the neck and all were pronounced dead at the scene. Here's what we know so far

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The 22-year-old man suspected of killing three relatives at the family's Queens home was apprehended hundreds of miles away, out of gas on the side of the road and covered in blood, a senior law enforcement official said.

State police in Virginia found the man hours after he allegedly stole the minivan belonging to one of his victims and fled south in the middle of the night. Local authorities found him inside the vehicle off Interstate 95 in Prince George County, the official said.

Injured and covered in blood, the man, identified by officials as Jabari Burrell, was taken to a hospital to be treated. In the meantime, homicide detectives from the NYPD traveled down to Virginia to question the Queens man.

Speaking to the investigators, Burrell reportedly admitted to the stabbings of three women, 26, 47 and 68, and described in detail the how he attacked the victims, the official said. He was still awaiting extradition back to New York City on Saturday.

It remains unclear what motivated the killings of inside the 182nd Street home in Springfield Gardens. The victims' identities haven't been made public, but officials said the oldest was the mother and stepmother to the 47- and 26-year-olds, respectively.

All three women had been stabbed in the neck, cops said. A home health aide helping the youngest victim, who had cerebral palsy and was bedbound, found the bodies, police said.

Law enforcement converged on the area en masse, Chopper 4 video showed. The location isn't far from JFK Airport and the home officers had taped off appeared to be on a seemingly quiet residential block.

Three women were pronounced dead at the home and cops flooded the area, Chopper 4 video showed.

A senior law enforcement official with knowledge of the case says the attack appears to be domestic in nature, an isolated incident with no further threat to the neighboring community.

There was no known history of domestic violence at the address, the official said. All three women were believed to have lived at the three-unit home at the time they died.

Mayor Eric Adams stopped by the scene Friday afternoon to speak to investigators as they, and family members, try to piece together what happened. The medical examiner will determine the cause of death for each victim.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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