12-year-old, two teens accused of beating man to death during Philadelphia carjacking

Police say 70-year-old Chung Chin died in the attack in December 2021.
PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A 12-year-old boy and two other teenagers are accused of beating a man to death during a carjacking in Philadelphia last year.

It happened on December 2, 2021, on the 3000 block of Teesdale Street.

Police say 70-year-old Chung Yan Chin was found bleeding from his face and head after the attack.

According to court documents, the suspects knocked Chin to the ground and punched and kicked him in the face.

Authorities say he suffered facial fractures and a brain injury that ultimately led to his death.

Police say multiple suspects stole Chin's Toyota Camry.

"Justice has to be done. It is just not fair. It is sickening," said Mayfair resident Amy Ford. "It is terrible. It is too close to home. It is like next bock over."

John Nusslein, 18, was arrested on January 14, 2022, and charged with murder and other related offenses.

On Wednesday, police announced murder charges against a 12-year-old in connection with the deadly carjacking.

Police are still searching for a 16-year-old male in connection with the killing.

A total of 66 homicides have been recorded to date in the city, according to Philadelphia police statistics.

Carjackings are on the rise nationwide and in Philadelphia.

Earlier this month, a man was killed in a carjacking outside of his mother's home in Northeast Philadelphia.

In another incident late last year, Temple University student Samuel Collington was shot and killed during a carjacking after returning home from Thanksgiving break to his off-campus apartment.

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