Docs: Man fatally shoots mother of his newborn with semi-automatic pistol after fight over Mother’s Day dinner, victim suffered repeated abuse
“This death is another tragic reminder of how volatile domestic violence can be,” Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg said. “Unfortunately, sometimes the person closest to us poses the greatest risk to our well-being. The facts of this matter are terribly troubling and heartbreaking.”
Man charged in death of wife whose body was found in freezer voluntarily seeks GPS monitor after mix-up, attorney says
The man accused of killing his wife and putting her body in a freezer is out on bond again, and his attorney says, he took it upon himself to make sure he was being properly monitored.
City of Houston launches new domestic violence awareness campaign
HOUSTON – The city of Houston has launched a new domestic violence awareness campaign Wednesday. While trying to fallen the curve of COVID-19 cases in the community, local law enforcement and the Houston Area Women’s Center have seen an uptick in domestic violence cases. The Houston Police Department reported an increase of 8.72% in domestic violence calls in March compared to February 2020. “We have seen a 40% spike in our domestic violence calls and of those calls, more people are asking for shelter. On Tuesday, Mayor Sylvester Turner announced a partnership with the Houston Area Women’s Center and the Harris County Domestic Violence Coordinating Council to provide more awareness and resources to those in need.