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Tulsa Prosecutor Recovering After Being Stabbed By Daughter

An Oklahoma district attorney who police stated was stabbed by his adult child, on Wednesday required more state financing for mental disorder programs.

“(Tuesday) my household withstood among the hardest days in our lives,” Tulsa County District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler stated in an around nine-minute declaration to press reporters prior to leaving without taking concerns.

“The chosen leaders of our state, the chosen leaders of our state Legislature require to make this a top priority,” and increase financing for psychological health treatment, stated Kunzweiler, 60, who revealed no noticeable indication of the attack.

Jennifer Kunzweiler, 30, was apprehended following the stabbing at Kunzweiler’s house Tuesday, Tulsa Police Chief Wendell Franklin stated on Twitter.

“Tulsa Police has criminal jurisdiction and will work this case like all other cases,” Franklin composed.

Police Capt. Richard Meulenberg stated Wednesday that Jennifer Kunzweiler was required to a healthcare facility after her arrest at the household house, where she likewise lived. She was dealt with for self-inflicted cuts sustained prior to she stabbed her dad in the arm and belly.

An intention for the stabbing stayed under examination, according to Meulenberg.

“We understand there is some mental disorder here,” Meulenberg stated, “however we have not interviewed her” to identify an intention.

Jennifer Kunzweiler stayed hospitalized Wednesday and will likely deal with a charge of domestic violence with a harmful weapon when launched, Meulenberg stated.

Meulenberg stated Tulsa cops have no record of previous criminal contact with Jennifer Kunzweiler and online court records reveal no charges on her record.

Steve Kunzweiler, who was very first chosen district lawyer in 2014 and won reelection in 2018, is unopposed for reelection in November.

The stabbing is the 3rd of a chosen authorities in Oklahoma recently.

Tulsa District Judge Sharon Holmes was injured in a stabbing at her house by her adult child, Adrienne Smith, in 2019.

State Labor Commissioner Mark Costello was eliminated in a 2015 when he was stabbed in a dining establishment car park in Oklahoma City by his adult boy, Christian Costello, in 2015.

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