Woman stabbed “18 times” by her ex boyfriend in front of her kids

Debora Acevedo, 27, was allegedly attacked by her ex-boyfriend Federico Vega in front of her two children, who reportedly cried ‘please daddy, don’t kill mum’

A mum is fighting for her life after allegedly being stabbed 18 times front of her two children.

Debora Acevedo, 27, has been left her unable to breathe on her own following the horrific attack.

After leaving her for dead, ex-boyfriend Federico Vega, 27, locked himself in the bathroom where he also stabbed himself in an apparent suicide attempt, it is claimed.

He survived and was discharged from hospital into police custody, after the violent attack that happened in the town of Ezeiza in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in the early hours of August 28.

Vega is accused of stabbing Debora 18 times in the head, face and thorax leaving her unable to breathe without artificial aid after her lungs were repeatedly punctured.