Brooklyn teen Damaris Maravilla’s boyfriend Dylan Diaz charged with her murder

The Bobster

Senior News Editor since 2004

Brooklyn teen Damaris Maravilla’s boyfriend Dylan Diaz charged with her murder​



By
Patrick Reilly


May 8, 2022 12:11am
Updated





Damaris Maravilla was set to celebrate her first Mother's Day this weekend.
Dylan Diaz, 26, was taken into custody after his 18-year-old girlfriend Damaris Maravilla was found dead lying face-up with body trauma inside his home Friday morning.





Police arrested and charged the boyfriend of 18-year-old Damaris Maravilla with murder after she was found dead in his Brooklyn apartment building on Friday.
Dylan Diaz, 26, was taken into custody after Maravilla was found dead lying face-up with body trauma inside his house at 1515 West Sixth St. in Bensonhurst, on Friday morning.
Maravilla was pronounced dead at the scene by EMS, cops said.
An official cause of death is pending from the city Medical Examiner’s Office.
The couple lived in separate addresses on the same block, said cops.
 

The Bobster

Senior News Editor since 2004

Horrific new details released in NYC slaying of 18-year-old Damaris Maravilla​



By
Reuven Fenton,

Tina Moore and

Jorge Fitz-Gibbon


May 8, 2022 4:54pm
Updated





New horrifying details have emerged regarding the Brooklyn woman who was strangled by her boyfriend.
New horrifying details have emerged regarding the Brooklyn woman who was strangled by her boyfriend. Wayne Carrington


The 18-year-old woman allegedly killed by her boyfriend in a Brooklyn home was strangled and sexually molested before her neck was snapped, according to horrific new details revealed in court documents Sunday.
Dylan Diaz, 26, was remanded into custody after his arraignment in Brooklyn Criminal Court on second-degree murder charges in the vicious death Damaris Maravilla, who was found face down at his Bensonhurst address on Friday morning.
According to the criminal complaint, Diaz wrapped his arm around his girlfriend’s neck “and squeezed until… (she) lost consciousness.”
Police at the scene According to police, The 18-year-old woman allegedly killed by her boyfriend in a Brooklyn home was strangled and sexually molested before her neck was snapped.Wayne Carrington
With the victim still unconscious, he then allegedly penetrated her with his fist, the court doc states.
Damaris Maravilla Damaris Maravilla was allegedly killed by her boyfriend Dylan Diaz who was arrested at the scene. Instagram/@bluntiful_j
“The defendant then took …. Damaris Maravilla by the neck, who was still unconscious and snapped … Damaris Maravilla’s neck,” according to the complaint.
The young woman was pronounced dead at the home at 1515 West Sixth Street after police arrived around 10:15 a.m. Friday, cops said.
cops said Maravilla and Diaz lived separately but on the same block.
Diaz was arrested at the scene.
He is being held without bail at Rikers Island pending a return court appearance Wednesday, according to court records.
A GoFundMe page created by the slain woman’s sister, Juliet Maravilla, seeks to raise $50,000 to pay for the victim’s funeral expenses.
“We want to give my sister Damaris Maravilla the memorial she deserves to honor her memory and say our goodbyes,” her sister wrote.
 
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