December 15, 2015 – We are grief-stricken and outraged at the murder of Halena Irene Gill, 37, last week in Pittsfield. Her husband, Timothy Gill, has been charged with the murder. No words can capture the impact of Halena’s loss on our community. Domestic violence is devastating. In the name of Halena and so many others, our work continues.
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No one deserves to be abused, raped or assaulted.
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