Hialeah mother stabbed in front of daughters


A Hialeah woman was fatally stabbed Monday morning as her daughters watched, police said.

Yulia Torres, 30, was pronounced dead at an area hospital. The prime suspect is her estranged husband, who was also taken to the hospital. It’s unclear how he was injured.

Neighbors say they heard the couple fighting before the attack. Relatives say the couple has a history of domestic problems.

The suspect, Hialeah police say, stabbed Torres as their daughters were getting ready for school.

The two girls have been turned over to the Department of Children & Families, who will help determine who will care for them.

Read more Miami-Dade stories from the Miami Herald

Miami Herald

Join the

The Miami Herald is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

The Miami Herald uses Facebook's commenting system. You need to log in with a Facebook account in order to comment. If you have questions about commenting with your Facebook account, click here.

Have a news tip? You can send it anonymously. Click here to send us your tip - or - consider joining the Public Insight Network and become a source for The Miami Herald and el Nuevo Herald.

Hide Comments

This affects comments on all stories.

Cancel OK

  • Marketplace

Today's Circulars

  • Quick Job Search

Enter Keyword(s) Enter City Select a State Select a Category