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Dead Argentine woman granted restraining order

Published on Feb 12, 2014 6:24 AM

BUENOS AIRES (AFP) - An Argentine woman who died after being stabbed repeatedly, allegedly by her husband, has won a restraining order against him.

Embarrassed authorities apologized publicly to the family of Cristina Olivares, who was 25, a mother of two and pregnant when she was stabbed 140 times with a knife in 2012.

Suspected of the crime and in custody but still awaiting trial are her husband Miguel Angel Palma, his mistress and a friend of theirs.

Ms Olivares had repeatedly reported her husband for domestic violence.

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