Oklahoma City mom stabbed to death in front of 5 kids; suspect arrested 06/11/2019 9:54 am PDT Comments KFOR / Oklahoma County By K. Butcher, KFOR OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) -- A man accused of a stabbing a metro mother to death inside her own apartment was arrested, Oklahoma City police say. According to police, officers responded to an apartment complex around 3:15 p.m. Saturday regarding an assault on a female. Selena Escalera-Pacheco was found stabbed to death inside her own apartment. A friend found her body in the bedroom of one of Pacheco's five children. Police said they watched in horror while their mother was murdered right in front of them. Police said the 24-year-old was stabbed several times. Police said DHS did take Pacheco's five children into custody unharmed. On Tuesday, police announced Gabriel Aguilar, 24, has been arrested in connection to Pacheco's murder. He was booked into the Oklahoma County Jail on multiple complaints, including first-degree murder. MORE: Police: Man accused of stabbing metro mother to death arrested - KFOR #KFOR #Murder #Oklahoma #OklahomaCity #Stabbing Related Stories Two former state senators found dead in their homes within two days Oklahoma mom convicted of murdering infant son, stabbing daughter Daughter charged with murder after mother's body found in trash can Family challenges Chanda Turner suicide ruling; case reopened Waiting for your permission to load facebook comments.