Remembering Bertha McDonald

Bertha McDonald, 42, died April 28, 1980 in Corinth, Mississippi.  She was shot by her abusive husband in front of her 6 year-old son as she was attempting to get herself and her children out of the home.   While her husband was acquitted of her murder by claiming self-defense and discrediting the 6 year-old ... Read more

Remembering Korean Taie Bowden

Korean Taie Bowden, 32, died September 9, 2011, in Riverdale, Georgia.  Korean’s 33 year-old live-in boyfriend stabbed her multiple times with a kitchen knife and hid her body in a bedroom under some clothing.  This was the beginning of a four-day-long ordeal for Korean’s three young daughters who were bound with zip ties, gagged with ... Read more

Remembering Tonya Raines

Tonya Raines, 37, died December 5, 2007, in Riviera Beach, Florida. She was abducted then fatally shot by her former boyfriend, Isaac Benjamin, during the police car chase that followed her abduction. Tonya’s former boyfriend showed up at her home after an earlier argument, chased her around her yard, and began hitting her in the ... Read more

Remembering Karla Brada

Karla Brada, 31, died September 1, 2011, in Saugus, California.  On that day, Karla’s then 40-year-old boyfriend of less than three months, and fiancée of one month, Eric Allen Earle, called 911 to report that she was unresponsive.  Police found her with numerous injuries.  Earle told police that Karla overdosed on drugs and alcohol and ... Read more

Remembering Tiana Angelique Notice

Tiana Angelique Notice, 25, died on Valentine’s Day, February 14, 2009, in Plainville, Connecticut. She was ambushed and stabbed 18 times outside her apartment by her 25 year-old ex-boyfriend, James Carter II, who was determined that if he couldn’t have her, no one could.  Tiana had ended a relationship with him the previous November, but ... Read more

Remembering Gladys Cabrera

Gladys Cabrera, 52, died Thursday, October 18, 2012, in Casselberry, Florida.  Gladys was one of three women who died in a shooting rampage at a Casselberry hair salon after a 36-year-old man walked in with a gun targeting the manager and owner of the salon – his 44 year-old ex-girlfriend and her business partner.  The ... Read more

Domestic Violence Memorials

We are dedicated to honoring the victims of domestic violence related homicide, to promoting validated methods of domestic violence homicide prevention. We look forward to the day that no more families will have to suffer such a profound loss due to the senseless crime of domestic violence. Kaitlin Hehir, 29 Kaitlin Hehir, 29, died Saturday, ... Read more

Remembering Treasure Lee Genaw

Treasure Lee Genaw, 17, died June 7, 2004, in Berwick, Maine. She was stabbed multiple times and left on the side of a road by her 19-year-old former boyfriend -Anthony O'Leary.  Treasure had recently learned she was pregnant, and ended the relationship with him, determined to raise her baby in an abuse free environment, but ... Read more

Remembering Nicole Sinkule

Nicole Sinkule, 25, died October 16, 2005, in Oceanside, California. She was struck in the head 13 times with a claw hammer by her 25 year-old estranged boyfriend as she slept in her bed.  Nicole had been attempting to break up with him. In 2007, Nate Marum pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and was sentenced ... Read more