Oklahoma ranked 3rd in the United States for females murdered by males. In the recent meta-analysis research, every study that examined alcohol use or excessive drinking as a risk factor for partner violence found a significant association, with correlation coefficients ranging from r = 0.21 to r = 0.57.
Our daughter Sierra Landry was killed by her abusive ex-boyfriend.
Some experts say that a woman’s chances of being physically assaulted by a partner or ex-partner sometime in her life are between 20 and 33%. If you witness any warning signs of abuse in your relationship - or that of a friend, family member or co-worker - take them very seriously.Domestic (or Family) Violence is a pattern of behavior where one person in a relationship tries to gain power and control over his or her partner through fear and intimidation.This can take the form of threatening or actually using physical violence, or the abuse can be emotional, verbal, economic or sexual.Sierra was murdered by her ex-boyfriend, Tanner Crolley, 18, from Lancaster, SC.The whole relationship was toxic from the beginning.