Wyoming Silent Witness Initiative

Domestic Violence Facts

 

Cause of Death

  • 55 Shot

  • 9 Beaten

  • 7 Stabbed

  • 2 Strangled

  • 2 Pushed off a cliff

  • 2 Ran over with a vehicle

 

Deadliest Year/Months

  • 8 deaths in 1994

  • June, July, and December have 8 recorded deaths per month

 

Age of Victims

  • Oldest: 76

  • Youngest: 15

  • Average Age: 32

 

Offender’s Relationship to Victim

  • 30 Spouse

  • 14 Boyfriend

  • 8 Ex-Boyfriend

  • 4 Ex-Spouse

  • 2 Acquaintances

  • 2 Dates

  • Ex- Brother-In-Law

  • 1 Stepson