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Jamaica man guilty of murdering father, bro – QNS.com

Jamaica man guilty of murdering father, bro

By Craig Giammona

James Seecoomar, 37, of 171-24 Liberty Ave., was convicted of two counts of first-degree murder and faces 20 years to life in prison when he is sentenced by Queens Supreme Court Justice Robert Hanophy on March 27, Brown said.The sentencing was scheduled to take place exactly five years after Seecoomar shot two of his relatives to death.”The defendant has been convicted of the cold-blooded and brutal murder of his own father and brother, which he carried out in front of his young nephew who, hopefully, will be able to survive the emotional trauma of that which occurred and grow up to lead a normal life,” Brown said.Brown called for Hanophy to sentence Seecoomar to life in prison without parole.Seecoomar, who worked at a local deli, was convicted of shooting his father and brother to death execution-style in the Jamaica home the three men shared. On the morning of March 27, 2002, Seecoomar sneaked up behind his brother as he sat watching television and shot him once in the back of the head, Brown said. The victim's 5-year-old son was in the room at time and watched as his uncle murdered his father, Brown said.Moments after killing his brother, Seecoomar shot his father in the head and torso, killing him.Reach reporter Craig Giammona by e-mail at news@timesledger.com or by phone at 718-229-0300, Ext. 146.

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