UT stabbing suspect's parents apologize to victims
Kendrex White's parents say his behavior turned erractic after recent car crash
AUSTIN, Texas – The parents of a man suspected of stabbing four University of Texas students are apologizing for his actions and said his behavior turned erratic following a car accident weeks before the campus attack.
Kendrex White, 21, was charged with drunken driving following the accident, and his parents wondered whether a head injury may have contributed to the change in his demeanor.
Authorities said the suspect fatally stabbed one person and injured three others May 1 before police disarmed him. He's charged with murder.
Police said the day after the stabbings, White suffered from mental health troubles.
During a jailhouse interview with KSAT 12 sister station KPRC-TV in Houston, Kendrex White said he doesn't remember the crime.
"I had a dream. It showed my face, and I thought maybe it was possible I could have done it, but I didn't remember doing it myself, if that makes any sense," Kendrex White said.
He also said that he decided to carry a knife, because his friends were carrying guns on campus, which is permissible under a new state law allowing concealed handguns on college campuses.
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