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18-year-old new mom, Damaris Maravilla brutally assaulted and murdered by boyfriend

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  • 18-year-old Damaris Maravilla was murdered in New York.
  • She was days away from celebrating her first Mother’s Day.
  • Authorities arrested her boyfriend for her murder.

She had a painful death at the hands of a man who claimed to love her. Authorities reported that an 18-year-old woman identified as Damaris Maravilla was murdered two days before celebrating her first Mother’s Day. After initial investigations, detectives arrested her boyfriend, Dylan Díaz.

People reported Monday, May 9, that a young mother, who gave birth six months ago, was apparently sexually assaulted and killed by her boyfriend last week, according to New York authorities. She died just two days before celebrating her first Mother’s Day.

Damaris Maravilla suffered a horrible death at the hands of her boyfriend

Young woman found death at the hands of her boyfriend in New York

Citing the criminal complaint, WNBC-TV reported that New York police arrested Dylan Diaz, 26, for the death of his girlfriend Damaris Maravilla, 18. The couple had a 6-month-old baby. The young woman was found dead on the bed in her boyfriend’s Brooklyn home last Friday.

The suspect as accused of strangling his girlfriend until she was unconscious, according to WNBC-TV. He then allegedly sexually assaulted her and killed her by breaking her neck. “I still can’t believe it. I don’t believe it would happen to her. It’s not fair,” Delfino Maravilla, the victim’s father, told CBS2 over the weekend.

“It’s not fair”: the moving words of the Damaris Maravilla’s father

Wonder Damaris
Damaris Maravilla. Photo: GoFundMe

“She likes to fix the house. She liked to do everything perfect. She used to do nails. She loved it. She told me, ‘Dad, I want to do training to do nails.’ I said, ‘Why not?'” added the grieving father. On the other hand, a neighbor identified as Miguel Troche told the DailyNews that he was aware that the couple’s relationship was problematic.

“Just saw her yesterday and I told her, if the baby needs anything, let me know. If you ever want to get away from this guy, I can help you, “Miguel Troche commented referring to a conversation he recently had with Damaris Maravilla. Two days ago GoFundMe campaign was started to help the family pay the young woman’s funeral expenses.

Dylan Diaz charged with murder

The charge facing Dylan Diaz

According to court records, Dylan Diaz was appointed public defender Edward F. Daniels, who did not immediately return People’s request for comment. The defendant now faces a murder charge and it is not immediately clear whether he is pleading guilty. His next court date is scheduled for Wednesday, May 11.

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