Chester County Man Accused Of Killing Ex-Girlfriend In Front Of Her Children

Police arrested Danelo Cavalcante in Virginia.

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JESSICA KARTALIJA: And new at 6:00, a Chester County man is behind bars tonight after he's accused of killing his ex-girlfriend in front of her young children. Police say Danelo Cavalcante stabbed Deborah Brandao yesterday afternoon outside of her Schuylkill Township home. According to investigators, Brandao's seven-year-old daughter and three-year-old son witnessed the crime, and the little girl identified the suspect for police.

DEB RYAN: The pain these children and all of Ms. Brandao's loved ones are enduring as a result of the defendant's depravity is horrific. We will ensure that the defendant is brought to justice for this cold-blooded, premeditated, and despicable act.

JESSICA KARTALIJA: Police arrested Cavalcante in Virginia. He already had a restraining order put in place against him last December.