The authorities said the 19-year-old man chose victims at gathering places for day laborers.
Life was already a struggle in the crowded shanties of San Roque. Then came the coronavirus.
In a city ravaged by an epidemic, few places have been as hard hit as central Queens.
One family laid off its nanny but wondered if she would video chat with the children for free. Across the country, undocumented household workers are being cast out with little help.