HUSBAND ARRESTED FOR STABBING DEATH OF WIFE IN LEMON GROVE

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East County News Service
 
Update April 18, 2021: The victim has been identified as Rhona Barcelon, 30. Her husband, Jay Barcelon, has been charged with murder. He underwent surgery and is in stable condition.
 
April 17, 2021 (Lemon Grove) – Sheriff’s deputies responding to a report of an argument last night at 7:30 p.m. heard screaming inside a residence at 2200 Dain Court. The deputies forcibly entered, after nobody answered the door. Inside, they found a man and woman who had both been stabbed.

Both were transported to a local hospital, where the woman was pronounced dead shortly after arrival.  The man underwent surgery and is expected to survive, says Lt. Thomas Seiver with the Sheriff’s homicide unit.  
 
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Homicide Unit at (858) 285-6330/after hours at (858) 565-5200. You can remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.  

If you are a victim of domestic violence, now is the time to start protecting yourself.  You have the right to be safe and comfortable in your home and personal life.  Report domestic violence by calling the San Diego County Sheriff's Department at (858) 565-5200.  In an emergency, call 9-1-1.  Call the San Diego County Domestic Violence 24-hour hotline 1-888-DVLINKS (385-4657) for emergency assistance or ongoing needs.  For more information, visit: https://www.sdsheriff.gov/resources/domestic-violence.

 

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