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Woman who survived machete attack succumbs to cancer

Maria Del Carmen Gomez, 53, who overcame a brutal machete attack, has died of cancer Wednesday, according to Safe Faith United. She was attacked March 21, 2012 by her boyfriend outside a convenience store at Craig Road and North Fifth Street in North Las Vegas.  Gomez sustained injuries to her head and her hands were nearly severed and  recently had cancer surgery.

 

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