Woman Fatally Stabbed By Father Of Her Children Despite Having A Restraining Order Against Him, Mother Reportedly Stabbed In Front Of Their Children


32-year-old Rodrigo Bravo turned himself in after stabbing his children’s mother to death in front of their children despite her having a restraining order against him, according to PEOPLE

Bravo has been charged with felony child endangerment, violation of probation, and violation of a domestic violence restraining order. He was also charged with murder for the death of 30-year-old Eleni Tavau. 

Close to 3 p.m. on June 25, officials went to a California home after receiving reports of a stabbing. They discovered the mother unresponsive with several stab wounds. According to a release,

“Her two toddler-aged children were present when officers arrived.” 

Although the mother was treated at the scene and taken to the hospital, reports say she later died. Officials learned that she had a restraining order against her child’s father. Bravo was taken into custody the same day and he admitted to stabbing the woman. 

The investigation is ongoing and Bravo, the father of Tavau’s children, is being held on a $1 million bond, reports KRON 4. 

#Clique, let’s keep Eleni Tavau in our prayers!

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