POSTED: Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 1:37pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 8:28am
Las Lomas, Starr County, Texas — Starr County deputies are investigating a stabbing case where a father stabbed his own daughter nearly 20 times.
On Tuesday, July 15th at around 7 a.m. Starr County deputies were dispatched to a home in Las Lomas in reference to a double stabbing.
When deputies arrived, they found an 11 year-old girl had been stabbed approximately 20 times on her legs and chest by her 37 year-old father.
Deputies also indicate that the father had stabbed himself twice in the neck area. Both the girl and her father were transported to a local hospital and are expected to make a full recovery.
The motive for the stabbing is still unknown and the case is still under investigation by the Starr County Sheriff's Office.