Domestic Violence Can Strike the Least Likely Victim At the Most Unexpected Time and Place

Elderly Utah Husband and Wife have been married for twenty-seven years.

Wife is a retired attorney and domestic violence advocate now suffering from Parkinson’s Disease; Husband a retired engineer.

There is no known history of domestic violence in their marriage.

Yet seemingly out of the blue, Husband shoots and kills Wife and then commits suicide.

According to a professor, in older couples, violence can erupt suddenly without any prior incidents, just as appears to be the case here.

Read more in this [North Andover, MA] Eagle Tribune article: Domestic violence advocate killed by husband .