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July 29, 2014

Advocates Recommend Changes to Strengthen Services for Domestic Violence Victims

Since 2000, 188 victims have been killed in Connecticut as a result of intimate partner violence, including eleven (11) individuals (7 women, 4 men) who were killed in 2012. Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence (CCADV) today released the 2014 findings and recommendations of the CT Domestic Violence Fatality Review Committee (“Committee”), which annually reviews intimate partner fatalities and near-fatalities to analyze the strengths and challenges of Connecticut’s response to domestic violence. Download PDF >
July 07, 2014

Statement Regarding Bridgeport Domestic Violence Homicide

The murder of Kiromy Fontanez by her ex-boyfriend this weekend in Bridgeport marks Connecticut's 10th homicide stemming from intimate partner violence since January 1, 2014. Connecticut has now surpassed the 9 total intimate partner violence homicides for all of 2013. Download PDF >
June 30, 2014

Statement Regarding Windsor Locks Domestic Violence Murder-Suicide

The intimate partner murder-suicide alleged to have occurred today in Windsor Locks marks Connecticut's 9th homicide stemming from intimate partner violence since January 1, 2014. This total includes 2 intimate partner homicides per month since April. Download PDF >
June 05, 2014

Statement Regarding Bristol Murder-Suicide

The murder-suicide in Bristol yesterday marks Connecticut’s 8th homicide stemming from intimate partner violence since January 1, 2014. Court records show that Kyla Ryng had filed for divorce from her husband, Alexander Ryng, last week on May 30, 2014. Download PDF >