What the f**okay. A Marine allegedly stabbed his pregnant ex-wife to demise on the aspect of a freeway in Hawaii – at the same time as commuters jumped out of their autos to try to cease him!
In accordance with Honolulu Police Division murder lieutenant Deena Thoemmes, Dana Alotaibi was brutally killed on the H-3 Freeway at round 6:18 p.m. on Wednesday following a struggle together with her ex-husband Bryant Tejeda-Castillo. The tragedy unfolded in entrance of a number of drivers who “noticed a male standing over a feminine, stabbing her a number of instances.” Witnesses tried to cease Bryant and assist the 27-year-old girl. And after being confronted by some individuals, the suspect bumped into a close-by wooded space. An nameless witness mentioned of the scene to KITV4:
“Every time I received there, I just about froze out of worry and shock.”
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One particular person educated in CPR tried to assist Dana however shortly realized her situation was too dire. He detailed to the outlet:
“You recognize, clearly once we’re doing CPR there’s no pulse. They didn’t get a pulse the entire time, and it was simply her face – she simply appeared previous the purpose of no return, you understand? Might you think about being stabbed within the neck after which watching as your life simply actually leaks out of you, and everybody round you both doesn’t know what to do, or is just too shocked to do something about it, I couldn’t think about that.”
She was rushed to the Fortress Adventist Hospital however later succumbed to her accidents.
As for Bryant? When authorities went to apprehend him, police mentioned he used “the identical knife” to stab himself. He was quickly arrested and brought to a hospital “the place he stays in custody.” Thoemmes added within the press convention:
“It has been decided that the sufferer and the male have been married, and had just lately been going by means of marital issues. On the time of the incident, they have been arguing earlier than he stabbed her a number of instances that brought on her deadly accidents.”
Her mom, Natalia Cespedes, instructed KITV4 that the 2 have been married for nearly three years. Court docket paperwork obtained by the outlet confirmed that Bryant filed for divorce in November, and it was finalized in June. Dana’s buddy instructed Hawaii Information Now that she had been attempting to go away the abusive relationship for years and the army police solely ordered her husband to not contact her:
“He was afraid to succeed in out for psychological well being, due to he was within the army. However, you understand, she was reaching out for assist as a spouse.”
Additionally they revealed she was solely 13 weeks pregnant together with her present boyfriend’s child on the time of her demise. Her mother even shared with KITV4 that she even deliberate to maneuver again house to Virginia to be nearer to her household throughout her being pregnant:
“It’s so unhappy, it’s very unhappy, as a result of we’ve our plans for all the pieces. Feeling so unhealthy this, I’ve a sense like working within the empty house, I don’t know. It’s so so onerous to clarify.”
Presently, Thoemmes famous that the police division and the Division of the Prosecutors’ Workplace home violence workforce are working to “search costs in opposition to the suspect.” Authorities are nonetheless investigating the scene, 911 calls, in addition to talking with witnesses. The automobile additionally might be “processed pending a search warrant.” Thoemmes additional talked about that police are wanting into earlier incidents of home violence between Dana and Bryant, “in addition to social media posts that we’ve been made conscious of.”
In a press release to KITV4, the Marine Corps Base Hawaii mentioned they have been “conscious of the tragic incident,” including:
“Our understanding is that the Marine is at the moment within the custody of the Honolulu Police Division as their investigation continues, however has not been formally charged. The third Marine Littoral Regiment and Marine Corps Base Hawaii will proceed to cooperate totally with regulation enforcement officers as the small print surrounding this incident unfold. The Marine Corps extends its deepest sympathies to the household and mates of these concerned.”
Simply terrible what occurred right here. Our hearts exit to Dana’s family members after this unthinkable tragedy.
[Image via Dana Alotaibi/FaceBook]