17-year-old girl accused of stabbing father to death

ByPatrina Adger via KTRK logo
Saturday, November 20, 2021
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A verbal argument between daughter and father escalated and turned deadly at an apartment complex in the Briarforest area, according to police.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A 17-year-old girl is accused of stabbing her father to death Saturday morning in the Briar Forest area, according to police.

Police were called to the scene at about 2 a.m. at The Abbey at Briar Forest Apartments on Bentworth Drive.

A verbal argument between daughter and father escalated and turned violent, according to authorities.

Police said the 34-year-old man bled out and died from a stabbing to the leg.

"He seemed like a good guy," a neighbor said. "That's a crazy thing that happened."

The teenager was being cooperative in the investigation. She was not arrested after police said it looked like a case of self-defense.