Firefighters arriving to the scene of a fire at 143-40 Roosevelt Ave. in Flushing discovered the bodies of three people in an apartment. According to the NYPD, Jong Lee, 50, slashed the throats of his wife Sung Lee, 54 and their 16-year-old son Brian Lee before killing himself and setting the fire. Lee had left a suicide note saying he killed himself and his family because he had "too many problems" and did not want his family to suffer.
Former city councilmember Leroy Comrie casts his ballot at PS118 in Queens in the Democratic primary for the District 14 State Senate seat. Comrie is the leading opposition to seven term incumbent State Senator Malcolm Smith who was indicted on federal bribery charges.
Incumbent State Senator Tony Avella enters a voting booth at PS184 as he casts his ballot in the State Senate District 11 Democratic primary. Avella and his challenger, former city comptroller John Liu, have made the District 11 primary one of the most heated races in the state.
Voting booths, PS184.
Former city comptroller and state senate candidate John Liu takes a self photo with a poll worker before he votes in the State Senate District 11 Democratic primary.