Daughter stabs her father while watching TV because he slapped her in the face

By Mason White 4:55 PM November 1, 2017
Teenage girl reading a book (illustration)
Teenage girl reading a book (illustration)
By: Alexis Bell

A teenager became angry and stabbed her father because he abused her, according to police in Japan.

Hokkaido police said that they arrested the 19-year-old woman, who was not identified, after being accused of trying to kill her father.

The teenager is facing a charge of attempted murder.

According to the police investigation, had been abusing his daughter over a period of time.

The teen lived with her parents and three siblings.

On Saturday, the father and daughter got into an argument during which he slapped her across the face,

At around 8:30 p.m, the woman grabbed a knife from the kitchen and stabbed her father in the back while he was watching television in the living room.

The father managed to call police before collapsing.

The father was taken to the hospital, where he is being treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

During questioning by police, the teen admitted that she wanted to kill her father because she hated him.

She revealed that her father regularly beat her and her three siblings.