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May 29, 2024: Man Charged with Stabbing Estranged Girlfriend Multiple Times at Her Home in Los Angeles

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Nick Pasqual is charged with allegedly attempting to murder his estranged girlfriend by stabbing her multiple times on May 23 

LOS ANGELES, CA- Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that a man has been charged with allegedly stabbing his estranged girlfriend multiple times on May 23 at her Sunland home in the city of Los Angeles.

“My thoughts and heartfelt sympathies are with the victim in this horrific incident,” District Attorney Gascón said. “Our office, including our Bureau of Victim Services, extends our support and resources to her as she embarks on the long and difficult journey of healing from both the physical and emotional trauma inflicted upon her. This heinous incident is a stark reminder of the dangers of domestic violence. We will ensure that the individual responsible for this egregious act is held accountable for their actions.”

Nick Pasqual (dob 4/12/90) is charged in case 24SFCF00724 with one count of attempted murder; one count of first-degree residential burglary with person present; and one count of injuring a spouse, cohabitant, fiancé, boyfriend, girlfriend or child’s parent.

It is further alleged that Pasqual inflicted great bodily injury upon the victim under circumstances involving domestic violence. It also is alleged that Pasqual personally used a knife during the commission of the crime.

An arrest warrant was issued on May 24. An arraignment date has not yet been scheduled.

On May 23, at approximately 4:30 a.m., Pasqual allegedly broke into the victim’s Sunland home in the city of Los Angeles and proceeded to stab the victim multiple times. The victim had recently filed a restraining order against Pasqual.

The victim was hospitalized with critical injuries.

Pasqual allegedly fled the scene and was detained at a U.S. Border Patrol check point in Sierra Blanca, Texas. He will be extradited to Los Angeles County where he will face charges for this crime.

If convicted as charged, the maximum sentence is life in state prison.

The court issued an arrest warrant for Nick Pasqual, in the amount of $1,075,000.

The case is being investigated by the Los Angeles Police Department.