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SANFORD – The Sanford Police Department ended Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October with a candlelight vigil.
The event, coordinated by Officer Kate Walsh, was attended by members of the Sanford Police Department, Seminole County Sherriff’s Office, State Attorney’s Office, Safe House and citizens from local and neighboring communities.
“He said he just wanted a hug," she recalled. "It’s all he wanted … a final goodbye. All he wanted was closure and I basically, you know, walked outside to my murder.”
Dohmeher’s story has been featured on “Good Morning America,” “48 Hours,” and in the “National Enquirer.”
Please report domestic violence to your local law enforcement agency or call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233 (SAFE).
Seminole County offers a variety of options for safe, easy and free disposal of your used sharps.
The Seminole County Resource Directory is a comprehensive listing of local, state and national resources available to Seminole County families. Please feel free to copy and distribute this publication as needed.
Thank you and remember, “Primary prevention interrupts the cycle of violence.”