Bronx Home Health Aide Stabbed Dozens Of Times By Patient’s Grandson, Cops Say


PLANE CRASHED IN MEXICO. WHAT LIKELY CAUSED THE AIRCRAFT TO PLUMMET TO THE GROUND? FIRST, GOING DOOR TO DOOR AND DESPERATE FOR HELP, A HOME HEALTH AID STUMBLES AROUND IN THE HALLWAY AFTER BEING STABBED DOZENS OF TIMES. GOOD EVENING, I’M KRISTINE JOHNSON, MAURICE IS OFF TONIGHT. WE BEGIN WITH THAT SHOCKING VIDEO OUT OF THE BRONX. NOT ONLY DO WE SEE THE STABBING SURVIVOR LOOKING FOR HELP, BUT ALSO THE SUSPECT. HE LIVES IN A NEARBY PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL AND HAS A CONNECTION TO THE APARTMENT WHERE THE CRIME WAS COMMITTED. VALERIE CASTRO IS LIVE IN MONT HAVEN WITH THE DETAILS. Reporter: THE VICTIM IS IN THE SURGICAL ICU HERE AT LINCOLN HOSPITAL RECOVERING DESPITE THE ATTACK SHE ENDURED. SHE HAD AWAKE AND IS EXPECTED TO BE OKAY. SHE EMERGES FROM APARTMENT 3F STUNNED AND COVERED IN BLOOD AFTER POLICE SAY SHE HAD BEEN STABBED SEVERAL DOZEN TIMES. SHE STUMBLES DOWN THE HALLWAY KNOCKING ON DOORS FOR HELP. DIANE WATERMAN LIVES IN 3C. I WAS SCARED TO DEATH BUT I NEEDED TO HELP HER. Reporter: WATERMAN CALLS 911. ANOTHER NEIGHBOR OPENED HER DOOR. MARIA IS IN THE VIDEO WEARING A BLACKTOP. FIRST I WAS IN SHOCK BECAUSE I’VE NEVER SEEN SOMETHING LIKE THAT BEFORE. SHE WAS STABBED SO MANY TIMES AND SHE HAD A WOUND THAT THE BLOW WAS JUST LIKE POURING OUT OF THE CHEST. Reporter: SHE TRIED TO CALM RIOS DOWN WHILE CALLING 911. YOU CAN SEE HER FRANTICALLY PACING AROUND WAITING FOR POLICE AND PARAMEDICS TO ARRIVE. THE ONLY THING I REMEMBER IS CRYING A LOT AND TELLING HER IS TO STAY STILL, DON’T MOVE, THAT THEY WERE COMING FOR HER. Reporter: BOTH WOMEN RECOGNIZE RIOS AS A HOME HEALTH AID. WATERMAN SAID SHE ASKED RIOS WHAT HAPPENED AS SHE SAT IN THE CORNER. SHE SAID THE GRANDSON SAID IF I TOUCH HIS GRANDMOTHER AGAIN, I’M GOING TO KILL YOU. Reporter: POLICE SAY THAT GRANDSON, 45-YEAR-OLD MARCUS GOMEZ WAS ARRESTED AT THE SCENE. SURVEILLANCE VIDEO SHOWS HIM LEAVING THE APARTMENT IN HANDCUFFS WEARING AN ODD PIECE OF CLOTHING. A WOMAN’S NIGHTGOWN. YEAH. A WOMAN’S NIGHTGOWN. HE MUST HAVE CLEANED HIMSELF UP BECAUSE I DIDN’T SEE TOO MUCH BLOOD ON HIM. Reporter: POLICE SAY GOMEZ’S RESIDENTS IS LISTED AT THE PSYCH WHY TRICK CENTER IN QUEEN. — PSYCHIATRIC CENTER IN QUEEN. DESPITE THE DEVASTATING INJURIES INCLUDING A STAB WOUND THAT MISSED HER HEART BY A MERE CENTIMETER, FRIENDS AND FAMILY MEMBERS SAY SHE IS EXPECTED TO RECOVER. GOD IS GOOD. YOU KNOW, AND I’M HAPPY FOR HER THAT SHE’S STILL ALIVE. Reporter: AS FOR MARCUS GOMEZ, THE MAN WHO WAS ARRESTED IN THIS CASE, HE IS ALSO HERE AT LINCOLN HOSPITAL TONIGHT. POLICE SAY HE IS UNDERGOING A PSYCHIATRIC EVALUATION BEFORE HE

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