In response to the tragic murder of Howard County teacher, Laura Wallen, who was four months pregnant, House of Ruth Maryland talks with WBAL-TV about the real dangers of Intimate Partner Violence.

As discussed in the story, pregnant women are more likely to die from intimate partner violence, studies show. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the state of Maryland have been keeping records on this form of domestic violence. “Unfortunately, it is true (that) adult women are most likely to die from intimate partner violence. They are most likely to die at the hands of the person who is supposed to love them the most,” said Janice Miller, director of programs and clinical services for the House of Ruth.

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