The Truth About Domestic Violence Murders

March 2017

News article from Psychology Today


“At the scene of a domestic violence call, a cop who hears, “Officer, I only just choked her a little bit,” should immediately change his or her perspective about the seriousness of the situation. Death by the hands of an intimate partner — meaning the attacker didn’t use a weapon — is not new, but our awareness of strangulations and our approach to investigating this type of assault is shifting.”

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