“The next thing she remembers (is) trying to stitch the complainant up and calling 911,” Houston court heard
Texas mom allegedly stabbed fiancé to death, and responding cops met her trying to stitch him up
Liliana Cervantes, 25, was arrested and charged with killing Nathan Freeman at the couple’s Houston apartment on March 20
Cervantes allegedly stabbed Freeman, 32, three times inside his Houston apt, with his 6-month-old daughter and her four-year-old son from a previous relationship, present
Police seized a butcher knife and another unspecified sharp object from the couple’s bloodstained apt
Suspect is held on $150,000 bond
Liliana Cervantes, [photo], is facing a murder charge in the stabbing death of her fiancé and father of her infant daughter inside their Houston apt on March 20
A 25-year-old Texas mother-of-two fatally stabbed her partner before attempting to stitch up his knife wounds, according to responding Houston police officers.
Liliana Cervantes, 25, was arrested Monday on charges she killed 32-year-old fiancé, Nathan Freeman, at the couple’s apartment on March 20.
Officers who responded to the scene in the 16300 block of Camino Real around 8:45 p.m. found Cervantes trying to sew up her mortally injured fiancé, authorities said. He was pronounced dead by paramedics.
Cervantes’ 4-year-old child from a previous relationship and a 6-month-old daughter she shared with Freeman were present in the apartment at the time of the killing.
Nathan Freeman, [photo], was stabbed three times inside his Houston apartment he shared with Cervantes on March 6, where his 6-month-old daughter as well as the suspect’s four-year-old son, were present
Freeman’s mother, Tessa Freeman, told ABC13 that her son and Cervantes met through Facebook two years ago and later got engaged.
According to the Ms Freeman, Cervantes had already picked out a dress for Cervantes and Freeman’s wedding set for the fall: “My husband and I went to visit them for Thanksgiving, and they seemed perfectly happy. We had dinner with her parents and it was great,” she said.
Police have not revealed a motive behind the stabbing.
In her probable cause appearance Tuesday, it was alleged that Cervantes told police she blacked out during the stabbing. She came to, after having water splashed on her, but then blacked out a second time, a court officer said.
“The next thing [I], remember (is) trying to stitch [Freeman] up and calling 911,” Cervantes told cops. Officers arrived to find the suspect trying to stitch up the wounds she inflicted on her fiancé Nathan Freeman
“The next thing she remembers (is) trying to stitch the complainant up and calling 911,” the court heard.
Records stated that police seized a butcher knife and another unspecified sharp object from the couple’s bloodstained apartment.
An autopsy showed that Freeman sustained three stab wounds, including one to the chest.
Freeman [left] and Cervantes [right], met through Facebook two years ago and later got engaged and share a 6-month-old daughter. The mother-of-two has been ordered is being held on a $150,000 bond, while her baby and toddler have not been allowed to stay with family
Cervantes has been ordered jailed on $150,000 bond. Her baby and toddler are not staying with her family.
The victim’s mother, Tessa Freeman, said has said she is planning to fight for her infant granddaughter’s custody.
“That is the only thing I have from my son,” she said.