Woman With Throat Cut Blames Boyfriend Before Dying: Police - NBC 10 Philadelphia

Woman With Throat Cut Blames Boyfriend Before Dying: Police

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    Woman Blames Boyfriend for Stabbing Just Before Her Death

    Darren Morales has been charged with criminal homicide for allegedly stabbing his girlfriend, Mahuanki Figueroa to death. Authorities say Figeroa blamed Morales just before dying but Morales initially denied the allegations saying Figueroa had stabbed her own throat. (Published Sunday, July 12, 2015)

    Authorities say a woman who had been stabbed pointed the finger at her boyfriend before she died, saying "He killed me."

    Twenty-five-year-old Darren Morales of Coolbaugh Township is charged with criminal homicide in Thursday's death of 41-year-old Mahuanki Figueroa.

    Authorities allege that Morales first told police that she picked up a kitchen knife during a fight and accidentally cut her own throat after he grabbed her.

    But they said he later acknowledged that she told a neighbor trying to provide first aid that he was responsible.

    Court documents indicate that Morales was being represented by the county public defender's office, which rang unanswered Saturday.