Domestic Violence Services plans vigil Thursday

By the Herald staffOctober 19, 2013 

RICHLAND -- Domestic Violence Services of Benton & Franklin Counties' annual candlelight vigil is at 6:15 p.m. Thursday at John Dam Plaza in Richland.

DVS is holding its 11th annual vigil to raise awareness and honor survivors in the community.

The event features 37 life-size silhouettes representing every victim killed as a result of domestic violence in the community since 1998.

Friends and family are invited to memorialize the silhouette of their loved ones.

Since 1998, 24 women, nine men and five children have been murdered as a result of domestic violence in the Tri-City area.

Friends and family members are welcome to come at 5 p.m. to memorialize and decorate the silhouettes of their loved ones.

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