58-year-old Sami Karra is accused of stabbing his daughter to death days after she graduated from high school.
His daughter, 17-year-old, Henrierietta Kara had been dating a Muslim man and according to CNN the family didn’t approve of the relationship.
The indictment mentioned Henrietta ended up leaving because her parents were allegedly abusing and threatening her.
She went to live with her boyfriend for a little while and allegedly told her friends that her family wanted to kill her.
The Daily Mail mentioned Henrietta’s father the night before her murder said, “Forget about her, let her go to hell. It’s not worth another shekel to even chase after her, she’s garbage. We need to whip her, throw her away like a dog and see how she does She’s already gone, I’m sick of her and you.”
According to the indictment Henriette told her family she had converted to Islam and when her dad found out he was furious.
The indictment states that Sami found his daughter, stabbed her three times and killed her.
Later that day he was arrested, the father denies killing her and is on trial.