Four homeless men murdered in spree killing in Chinatown in New York City

Four homeless men were murdered in New York City on Friday 4th October, with a fifth critically injured, police say.

Their suspected killer was detained by police as an attack was in progress in Chinatown and the suspected weapon, a long metal object, was recovered.

All of the victims died of blunt trauma to the head and appear to have been asleep when they were attacked. They have not been named.