Malil reportedly attacked the woman in her home near San Diego, California on Sunday, August 10.
Authorities say he chased her inside and outside the house and stabbed her as many as 20 times.
The victim’s two children were in the home at the time of the attack.
A neighbor tried to capture the attacker but he escaped. Malil was arrested at an Amtrak station in San Diego.
The identity and condition of the victim is unknown as WENN went to press.
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