Tulsa DA’s daughter arrested after allegedly stabbing father, police say

Tulsa police arrested the daughter of District Legal professional Steve Kunzweiler on Tuesday after she allegedly stabbed her father — lead prosecutor in Oklahoma’s second greatest county, authorities mentioned.

Police had been referred to as to Kunzweiler’s house at about 2 p.m. CDT “in reference to a disturbance and an assault associated to his daughter,” Tulsa police Capt. Richard Meulenberg mentioned.

Kunzweiler and his 30-year-old daughter had been each taken to the hospital for non-life-threatening accidents following the “psychological well being disaster,” in accordance with Meulenberg.

Tulsa County District Legal professional Steve Kunzweiler in Tulsa, Okla., on April 17, 2018.Sue Ogrocki / AP file

“What occurred was his daughter and he obtained into an altercation of types the place she had stabbed him,” Meulenberg mentioned. “The harm stemmed from a possible psychological well being disaster on the daughter’s aspect, after which that led to the assault on her father.”

Firefighters needed to wrestle “with the daughter to get her underneath management” and the police division’s “household violence unit and our crime unit are investigating this case like another case,” Meulenberg added.

Tulsa PD Chief Wendell Franklin recognized the suspect because the DA’s daughter, Jennifer Kunzweiler.

DA Kunzweiler, who was first elected in November 2014, mentioned he appreciated the quick work of first responders.

“Sadly right now, I discovered myself in a scenario that I hoped would by no means occur. Fortuitously, my accidents are such that I’m able to go house,” Kunzweiler mentioned in an announcement.

“Thanks to everybody who expressed concern for me and my household. I’m most appreciative of the response from the Tulsa Fireplace Division, EMSA, the Tulsa Police Division and the Tulsa County Sheriff’s Workplace. I’m additionally very grateful for the professionalism and care of the workers and docs at Saint Francis Hospital in treating me for my accidents.”

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