Sarah Coit

Admitted killer Raul Barrera seen in court (credit: CBS 2)

Police Release Murderer’s Confession In 2011 LES Stabbing Of Sarah Coit

Barrera was initially reluctant to admit his guilt, but eventually confessed to stabbing Coit a dozen times and leaving her for dead.

10/02/2012

Sarah Coit, 23, was found stabbed to death in her apartment on the Lower East Side on April 10. Police arrested and charged her boyfriend, 33-year-old Raul Barrera. (Credit: CBS 2)

Admitted Killer In 2011 Murder Of Sarah Coit Wants Better Deal

In court, Barrera came face to face with the victim’s father, Lynde Coit of Greenwich, Conn. He related a text message he received from his daughter shortly before his she was killed. “The Raul Situation is a bit out of hand,” the father read.

09/28/2012

Raul Barrera, 34, was arrested and charged with the stabbing murder of girlfriend Sarah Coit. (file/credit: CBS 2)

Prosecutors: Former Fashion Publicist Pleads Guilty To Brutally Stabbing Girlfriend To Death

Raul Barrera turned himself in to police and admitted to stabbing 23-year-old Sarah Coit to death just hours after she was found dying in their Lower East Side apartment, but the last-minute guilty plea came as he was about to go on trial for second-degree murder, authorities said.

09/24/2012

Raul Barrera, 34, was arrested and charged with the stabbing murder of girlfriend Sarah Coit. (file/credit: CBS 2)

NY Legislators Propose Domestic Violence Registry

Three New York legislators want the state to register domestic violence offenders just as sex crime offenders are publicly listed.

04/17/2011

Raul Barrera, 34, was arrested and charged with the stabbing murder of girlfriend Sarah Coit. (file/credit: CBS 2)

Man Arraigned In Girlfriend’s Lower East Side Stabbing Death

A 23-year-old woman was attacked so viciously during an argument with her boyfriend that her side was slashed open and her skull was fractured, prosecutors said Monday.

04/11/2011

Raul Barrera, 34, was arrested and charged with the stabbing murder of girlfriend Sarah Coit. (file/credit: CBS 2)

Boyfriend Charged In Fatal Stabbing Of College Student

A 33-year-old man has been arrested in the stabbing death of his girlfriend inside the couple’s Manhattan apartment.

04/10/2011