The All-Too-Typical Domestic Violence Case of Laura AcevesPhoenix Tso6/17/14 7:15pmFiled to: domestic violencelaura acevesvictor acuna-sanchezarkansasa9111EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkAnother day, another harrowing story about a woman killed by her male ex. And typically, this story involves public criminal justice officers passing the buck as to who's to blame. The Huffington Post has a comprehensive feature on how Victor Acuna-Sanchez fatally shot his ex-girlfriend Laura Aceves in the head after a year of terrorizing her for leaving him. The story is all depressingly familiar—the victim was a mother to three children, she had a restraining order against Acuna-Sanchez, he was already facing charges for two other attacks on her, and the police and the neighbors all knew what was going on. And it all wasn't enough to save her life.