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Published on February 28, 2024
San Mateo Man Charged with Murder for Allegedly Killing Girlfriend in Front of Children in Daly CitySource: Google Street View

A San Mateo County man is facing murder charges after allegedly killing his girlfriend in front of their young children. Romier Taguiam Narag, 28, will be arraigned on March 13, per an  X post from the San Mateo County District Attorney. Law enforcement officials say that Narag shot and killed 27-year-old Frances Kendra Lucero in a dispute after dinner.

According to KTVU, the deadly confrontation occurred in Daly City and involved Narag pulling a 9-millimeter handgun on Lucero. Chillingly, the incident unfolded while their children, aged 3 and 4, watched. After a family dinner, an argument escalated, leading to the tragic outcome.

Details remain sparse, but what is clear is the stark horror of domestic violence insinuating itself into the lives of the innocent. Narag, who was booked into the San Mateo County Jail, is not only charged with murder but also with child endangerment.