A compilation of daily news articles from around the United States about deaths (including both people and animals) that appear to occur in the context of a past or present intimate relationship, focusing on 2009-present. (NOTE: this blog is limited to incidents that appear in the media and are captured by our search terms. We recognize this is not an exhaustive portrayal of all deaths resulting from intimate violence.)
When is society going to realize intimate violence makes victims of us all?
Authorities say a man and a woman have been found dead in their rented house in Hammond in an apparent murder-suicide.
Police tell The Times of Munster that the woman suffered gunshot wounds to her neck and face, and the man was found with a single gunshot wound to his head Thursday afternoon. They said a large-caliber pistol was found on the floor near the man’s body.
Police said neighbors reported an older sister of the woman, who has lived with couple in the home for the past two years, found the bodies after the woman failed to return to her job as a receptionist at a nearby chiropractic clinic.
Family members gathered at the scene but declined comment.