Police: Man fatally stabbed with stiletto heel
HOUSTON (AP) — Officials say a Houston woman accused of stabbing her boyfriend to death with a stiletto high heel told police she was trying to protect herself.
Officials with the Harris County District Attorney's Office tell the Houston Chronicle (http://bit.ly/16Xs2T8 ) that 44-year-old Ana Lilia Trujillo told investigators the man was attacking her and she acted in self-defense.Now, I normally default to my good buddy Weerdbeard and his "Gun Death?" files for stories like these. He has set up the "Gun death" tag to document stories where someone is injured or killed with a weapon other than a firearm - and he has hundreds of stories. The last complete set of FBI crime statistics, in fact, showed that rifles and shotguns killed fewer people than "other" weapons (bats, feet, fists, boards, etc.).
But, really? Multiple stab wounds to the head from a high-heeled shoe? Why in this age does anyone need footwear that can defeat body armor? Why can't we pass common sense shoe control, where heel length is strictly limited to flats and 1" or less heel? If you already own a shoe with a 6" stiletto heel, you can continue to own it, but once you pass away it will have to be surrendered to the state for destruction.
We won't even get into the horrors of the super killy assault golf cleat...
That is all.