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Domestic Violence Awareness Vigil Looks to Break The Silence (CA)
Thursday, October 05, 2017
Domestic Violence Awareness Vigil Looks to Break The Silence
"The names of three Santa Barbara County women killed in the first eight months of 2017 — allegedly by men they once loved — became part of the silent witness section of a Lompoc vigil to remember the victims of domestic violence Thursday night.
The 30th annual domestic violence awareness event in Lompoc remembered Ranae Ronquillo, 47, who authorities alleged was killed by her live-in boyfriend in early January a few blocks away from the Centennial Park site of the candlelight vigil.
Two others — Elyse Erwin, 28, allegedly killed by her former boyfriend on Easter morning in Orcutt, and Natalia Morozova, shot by her ex-husband in Santa Maria on Aug. 31 — were also included among the silent witness section of the ceremony..."