FORT WORTH -– A 23-year-old Marine who served three tours of duty in Iraq has been indicted on a capital murder charge in connection with the fatal stabbing of his former live-in girlfriend.
A Tarrant County grand jury returned the indictment on Wednesday against Eric Ramon Acevedo. He is accused of stabbing 32-year-old Mollieann Worden on March 22 inside her Saginaw home.
Saginaw police have said that Acevedo broke into Worden's townhouse in the 300 block of Cambridge Drive through a front window, prompting Worden and a neighbor to call 911.
When officers arrived, they found that Worden had been stabbed multiple times with a kitchen knife. Officers saw Acevedo in the parking lot and arrested him.
Neighbors have said he was covered in blood and looked dazed. Acevedo's family members have said that he has not been the same since he returned from Iraq and that he has been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress syndrome.