Dona Ana County Woman Stabbed to Death in Front of Kids

Saturday, August 20, 2011 - 9:38pm

EL PASO – A man is under arrest for the murder of his ex-girlfriend in Dona Ana County.

Investigators said the 35-year-old woman was beaten and stabbed in front of her kids.

Neighbors in the 5500 block of Antonito called 911 after two of the young children ran to them for help.

When deputies arrived, they found the woman dead and her ex-boyfriend asleep next to her body with another 8-year old child still in the house. Deputies arrested the man for felony murder.

Investigators are interviewing the children and providing them with any treatment they need.

Police have not released the name of the victim or the man who they arrested.

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