Thursday, 21. August 2014
01. 05. 14. - 16:00
A father is under arrest after stabbing his daughter to death, because she came home late from a walk.
Police in Russia said the man, Theodore Zaitseva, 49, was drunk when he killed his 11-year-old daughter Clara in the town of Kirovo-Chepetsk near the Russian city Kirov.
"The father was drunk, so the girl went for a walk and had no interest in coming back early to see her father in that state. Around 9 pm the father told his wife that he was going out to look for the girl and took a knife with him. Although the wife tried to stop him, he took another knife and said the he needed it for self-protection," said a police spokesman.
The girl was almost at her front door in an apartment block when she met her father and, in the ensuing argument, he stabbed her twice in the chest.
He is under arrest. His wife is looking after their two other children.
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