Police state the attack occurred at Lukens House in West Nyack when Ethan Jimenez-Colon, 23, allegedly entered into a fellow resident's window last month and violently tried to rape her. The next day, he allegedly attacked her again. Shortly after the attack, polcie say Jiminez-Colon turned on the burners on the kitchen stove and sprayed oil on them to try to set fire to the house. Police stated the suspect told them he wanted to end his life and take victims with him.
The Lukens House is a group home for people with drug problems and mental illnesses.