Waterbury murder victim’s former boyfriend says she knew her life was in danger

New Haven

Javier Andujar said Nathalie Feliciano knew her life was in danger. 

The two dated for ten years. Then, four months ago she started a relationship with Luisito DeJesus.

Police said DeJesus killed her early Monday morning.

“She had a feeling something was going to happen because she left a note in her mother’s wallet about two weeks ago. She left it in the wallet. She wrote a letter saying, ‘Mommy I love you. Take care of yourself. Take care of my son.'”

He found out she died when his sister called him. 

“I was like shaking. I was driving myself, crying, knocking on the door. I couldn’t do anything anymore she’s gone,” said Andujar.

Candles in the shape of an “N” for Nathalie now sit on the driveway where they found her body.
She leaves behind a 16-year-old son.

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Andujar said, “She was a good mother. She always have her kid’s clothes clean. The house spotless, every corner of the house.”

He says she was kind, often helped strangers, and loved to sing.

“Everybody used to love her voice. Like a crowd of people used to come around her when she was singing because she sing so beautiful,” said Andujar.

He hopes anyone in an abusive relationship will not be afraid to get help.

Andujar said, “Report it, because if you report it, maybe things can get better. Don’t be afraid.”

You can still see glass where she was killed in the driveway. Now, Andujar says he would like to plant flowers here so they come back every year to remember her.

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