The moment a heartbroken father lunges at his daughter’s alleged rapist – stabbing him to death in the middle of the street – has been caught on CCTV.
The moment a heartbroken father lunges at his daughter’s alleged rapist – stabbing him to death in the middle of the street – has been caught on CCTV.

Dad stabs daughter’s rapist to death

Dramatic footage shows the moment a dad stabbed his daughter's alleged rapist to death in front of horrified onlookers.

The incident took place in the city of Leon in the central Mexican state of Guanajuato on September 1.

The father, named as Luis Manuel, reportedly believed his daughter had been raped by another man, named as David Enrique.

The age of Manuel's daughter is not clear, though she is reported to be a minor.

Footage shows Mexican father Luis Manuel stab his daughter's alleged rapist to death. Picture: Supplied.
Footage shows Mexican father Luis Manuel stab his daughter's alleged rapist to death. Picture: Supplied.


Security footage shows Manuel stood in a parking lot by a car as Enrique talks with a couple a few metres away.

Enrique then turns to walk away from the couple and in the direction of Manuel, though doesn't appear to notice him.

As Enrique draws level with him, Manuel jumps forward and appears to stab him in the upper torso.

Enrique falls backwards and onto the floor as Manuel lunges after him and kicks him in the back.

Alleged rapist David Enrique seen falling to the ground. Picture: Supplied.
Alleged rapist David Enrique seen falling to the ground. Picture: Supplied.

 

He then continues to punch him as Enrique kicks at him and others try to pull him away.

Manuel then moves away and people gather round to help Enrique.

The incident reportedly unfolded near the entrance to the city's public prosecutor's office.

Manuel was detained shortly afterwards by officers on duty outside the building.

People gather round as Enrique lies on the floor. Picture: Supplied.
People gather round as Enrique lies on the floor. Picture: Supplied.

 

Enrique reportedly suffered a stab wound to his chest.

He was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment but died the following day, Televisa reported.

State prosecutors confirmed that Manuel has been arrested for killing his daughter's alleged rapist.

He has now been sent to a pre-trial detention centre, and a full investigation is underway.

It is unclear how old the suspect's daughter is and if her alleged rapist was being officially investigated over the claim.

This article originally appeared on the Sun and was reproduced here with permission

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