Father Beats Man To Death For Following Teen Daughter Into Bathroom Stall

Melvin Harris was charged with murder and hitting and stomping a man who entered a bathroom stall his daughter was in.

Phoenix, AZ – A man who tried to enter a teenage girl’s bathroom stall at an Arizona convenience store was confronted and killed by the girl’s father on Aug. 2, according to police.

Melvin Harris, 40, went to pick up his teenage daughter and her friends at about 11:30 p.m. at a QuikTrip convenience store, according to police.

A man approached Harris’ car in the parking lot and asked for money, according to KNXV-TV.

Harris gave him some money and the man went into the QuikTrip.

Harris was told that the man who asked for money went into the bathroom stall his daughter was using. The teen told an employee, who then told an on-duty security guard.

The man exited store and was pointed out to Harris, who realized it was the same man he had given money to earlier.

Harris went into the store and told the security guard, “he needed to take care of the situation, or [Harris] would do it himself,” according to KNXV.

The security guard told Harris he would handle the situation.

Harris then approached the man he gave money to and hit him in the face, according to KNXV. Witnesses told police that Harris stood over the man, hit him in the face several more time and also kicked and stomped on him.

Harris then left the area. Police were able to identify Harris by using surveillance video to get a description of Harris and his vehicle, according to KPNX-TV. Police were able to locate Harris at his nearby home.

Harris told police that the victim punched him first in the neck. Harris denied striking the man when he was down.

The victim had a broken nose and brain injuries and was taken to the hospital where he later died, according to KNXV.

Harris has been charged with second-degree murder.

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dsmarine
dsmarine

It had to happen and it won't be the last time!

Becky86
Becky86

I believe in a person's right to protest, but not on the football field. I am not allowed to protest anything while at work, why should football players be any different? Year after year, I have spent over $300 on a football ticket to attend a game with my sister, not to mention the travel and hotel expenses. My sister and I are all done going to games. If fans stop paying the high prices for tickets, the players will not have a salary. I feel bad for the good players that stand proudly for the anthem. The kneeling thugs have ruined football for me! As a true American, I cannot support the NFL as long as the disrespectful kneeling continues.

Becky86
Becky86

It will be interesting to hear ALL the details of this case. There is not enough information here.

61mouse
61mouse

@TellMeTheTruth I have used plenty that are a 2 stall

61mouse
61mouse

@Marxest this time and I bet it wasn't his first time .....he fell on the way to a near by home and hit his head that's why he died

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