STATEN ISLAND – Alquiber Ruiz, 34, was arrested at the 120th Precinct stationhouse in St. George Thursday morning and charged with felony criminally negligent homicide, felony assault and misdemeanor assault, police said.
Ruiz allegedly punched his step-dad, Lionel Inocent, multiple times in the face inside his Targee Street residence at around 2:20 a.m. on June 16.
The St. George man suffered a broken jaw and went into a coma at Richmond University Medical Center in West Brighton, said an NYPD spokesman. He was pronounced dead at the hospital on Friday.
The Kings County morgue deemed his death a homicide, police said.