Tulsa County District Attorney's Daughter Arrested After Stabbing

Tuesday, September 27th 2022, 8:33 pm

By: News On 6


The daughter of Tulsa's district attorney was arrested Tuesday after stabbing him multiple times, police said.

Related Story: DA Kunzweiler Home After Stabbing Incident, Thanks First-Responders For Help

Jennifer Kunzweiler was taken into police custody on suspicion of stabbing her father, District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler, at his home. Detectives said they are continuing to investigate the incident.

District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler issued this statement about the incident:

“Unfortunately today, I found myself in a situation that I hoped would never happen. Fortunately, my injuries are such that I was able to go home. 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. 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."

Investigators said after stabbing her father, his daughter stabbed herself. They said both parties are expected to recover.

The Tulsa County District Attorney’s Office issued a statement about the incident:

"Tulsa County District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler was allegedly stabbed more than once by an adult family member on Tuesday afternoon. Mr. Kunzweiler was immediately taken to the hospital by emergency services. All relevant police authorities are aware of the situation and are conducting their investigations presently. Mr. Kunzweiler was awake and talking on the way to the hospital and is expected to recover from his injuries. The entire Kunzweiler family would appreciate your prayers and concerns as they go through this struggle. They would also appreciate your concern for their privacy at this time."

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