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Tulsa district lawyer stabbed in his dwelling, grownup daughter arrested, police say


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Tulsa District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler was stabbed in his Forest Hills Estates home Tuesday afternoon and his adult daughter has been arrested in connection with the stabbing, police said. 

Tusla Police Department Chief Wendell Franklin said officers have arrested the DA’s daughter, Jennifer Kunzweiler, in the stabbing incident. 

He confirmed earlier that officers are working a stabbing scene in which Tulsa County DA Steve Kunzweiler was the victim. 

Franklin said Kunzweiler received medical attention at a local hospital for his wounds. Tulsa police are investigating the case. 

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The Tulsa County District Attorney’s Office told Fox News that Kunzweiler was “stabbed more than once by an adult family member.” 

Tulsa County District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler 
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“Mr. Kunzweiler was awake and talking on the way to the hospital and is expected to recover from his injuries,” the DA’s office said in a statement.

Later Tuesday, Kunzweiler said he was treated for his injuries and able to go home. 

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“Thank you to everyone who expressed concern for me and my family. I am most appreciative of the response from the Tulsa Fire Department, EMSA, the Tulsa Police Department and the Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office,” Kunzweiler said in a statement. “I am also very grateful for the professionalism and care of the staff and doctors at Saint Francis Hospital in treating me for my injuries.”



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