U.S. teacher stabbed to death in public restroom at mall in Abu Dhabi

December 3, 2014 7:35 PM

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- An American schoolteacher was stabbed to death in a public restroom at a mall in Abu Dhabi by a suspect wearing the full black veil commonly worn by local women throughout the Arab Gulf region, according to video released Wednesday by police.

A statement posted on the Abu Dhabi Interior Ministry's website said the victim was stabbed Monday with a butcher's knife that was found by police. The statement said the American woman was a 37-year-old kindergarten teacher. Her name has not been made public.

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