The grieving household and pals of a slain California girl are remembering their liked one and speaking concerning the warning indicators they noticed within the man now accused of her killing.
Karina Castro, 27, was beheaded with a sword Thursday morning outdoors her residence in San Carlos, KRON4 reported. Her ex-boyfriend Jose Rafael Solano Landaeta, 33, is presently beneath arrest and charged with murder.
“I really feel like this can be a horror film I have to get up from,” the lady’s father, Martin Castro Jr., told NBC Bay Area, including that none of her relations had eaten or slept for the reason that stunning incident.
Castro was the mom of two daughters, ages 7 and 1, and labored as a supply driver. Regulation enforcement sources and the lady’s father each told ABC7 News that Castro had gotten a brief restraining order in April towards Landaeta, who’s the daddy of her youngest youngster, although the pair had continued to work together since then.
Castro had expressed concern of Landaeta not lengthy earlier than her demise, saying he had “put a goal on her,” her pal Maricela Macedo told the San Francisco Chronicle.
Family remembered Castro as somebody dedicated to her household, particularly her daughters.
“She was a tremendous lady. She was an incredible mother,” Castro Jr. told KTVU. “Essentially the most caring individual I’ve identified. She all the time had my again.”
Her grandmother, Danielle Gannon, echoed these sentiments in an interview with KGO-TV.
“She was a tremendous girl, very cussed, decided to lift her daughters on her personal,” Gannon mentioned.
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