Brooklyn, NY — The man charged with killing his cousin's wife and her four young children was arraigned in court on Monday.
Police in Brooklyn, New York say Mingdong Chen allegedly used a meat cleaver to kill the family over the weekend.
The 25 year-old was reportedly an illegal Chinese immigrant who was living in Chicago but had been staying with the victims about week.
Police arrested the suspect at the family's home and video shows Chen leaving a Brooklyn precinct Sunday, wearing a police jumpsuit in exchange for his bloody clothes.
Chen is also accused of assaulting a police officer while in custody, investigators have not given a motive that led to the gruesome murders.