Veronica Cervantes-Mejia, 32

Circumstances: Prosecutors say Cervantes-Mejia's husband, Oscar Mariscal-Lira, beat her to death. Cervantes-Mejia filed for divorce five days prior. 

Court status: Mariscal-Lira was charged with first-degree murder. He pleaded not guilty.

His next scheduled court appearance can be found here


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