Police: Man Stabbed Son Over Clogged Toilet
Corkscrew Used In Vermont Attack
POSTED: 9:56 am EDT October 19, 2009
UPDATED: 10:31 am EDT October 19, 2009
VERSHIRE, Vt. -- A Vermont man is behind bars after police say he stabbed his son with a corkscrew over a clogged toilet.
Nazeih Hammouri, 53, of Vershire, faces a first-degree assault charge in connection with the Monday morning stabbing.
Vermont State Police said they were called to Hammouri's home on Parker Road just after midnight and their investigation revealed Hammouri had stabbed his 19-year-old son in the stomach after an argument over a clogged toilet.
Police said Hammouri was drinking. He is being held on $15,000 bail and is scheduled to appear in Orange County Court Monday afternoon.