Brother of woman killed by her estranged husband shares her story

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NEW YORK — Paul Abreu's sister Massielle was murdered in 2010 at the hands of her estranged husband.   She reported her abuse to her family, her friends, even the police.  She put in a transfer to get new housing and still her estranged husband found her and killed her in front of her kids.

Massielle was just a teenager when she met her eventual husband. She was abused for a decade.

Paul Abreu legally adopted her three children. Now he's talking about life after the murder as National Domestic Violence month is honored.

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