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The 22-year-old transgender daughter accused of killing her father inside the family’s Brooklyn apartment smiled for the cameras Thursday night as she was led out of a New York police station.
Nikki Secondino was charged with murder and other crimes after police initially believed her father, Carlo Secondino, had been stabbed to death during a home invasion at her Bensonhurst home.
Sources told The Post on Thursday that Nikki was suspected of fabricating the false story about the break-in to cover up her own brutal crime.
But the story quickly unraveled and the alleged killer was additionally charged with attempted murder and criminal possession of a weapon in connection with the gruesome attack in which her 19-year-old sister was also stabbed.The younger sister was transferred to the Maimonides Hospital in critical condition.
Nikki smiled but ignored reporters’ questions as detectives led her out of the 62nd Precinct in Brooklyn Thursday night.
A neighbor of the Secondinos also said she heard Nikki make a phone call in the hallway after the murder, claiming that the home invaders had robbed the family and also stabbed them.
Police initially said two robbers broke into the family’s home on 17th Avenue near 82nd Street and demanded money from a safe before killing the 61-year-old father and wounding both daughters.
Nikki suffered stab wounds to her hands and was taken to the hospital in stable condition, police said.
She is transgender, something her father supported, said her father’s employer, Yadira Gomez, co-owner of Mike’s Diner, where Secondino worked as a delivery boy.