Raul Barrera, accused of slicing up girlfriend Sarah Coit's face, stabbing her to death, and nearly decapitating her, has a history of domestic violence with at least two other past girlfriends, the Daily News reports, furnishing details this morning.
A close friend of Reyes said Barrera, who is charged with second degree murder, kept her a virtual prisoner while she was pregnant with his son. The boy is now 9 and also named Raul.
Ex girlfriend Marisol Reyes had been battered by Barrera, her family and friends told the paper. Lowlights from the compelling, repelling story, which is backed up by court records: