Rocio Nikaury Morcelo
Rocio Nikaury Morcelo, 43 years old, was fatally stabbed by her boyfriend 34 times in the stairwell of her Wheaton, Maryland apartment. Her three children heard the attack. Three months before her death, Rocio filed a protective order in District Court, stating, “He has been threatening me and my kids for days that he is going to kill us.” Morcelo received an interim protective order, but she did not show up to her next hearing, and her case was dismissed.
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