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Domestic Violence Victims Remembered During Tribute

WILMINGTON -- Young women who were victims of domestic violence were remembered at a memorial tribute on Thursday.

Several people spoke at a small gathering in the memorial garden at the Open Gate Domestic Violence Shelter on Market Street.

Latashia Toomer's father shared his thoughts about his daughter who was killed by her boyfriend in late October. The mother of Aziya McLaughlin, who was killed by her boyfriend two years ago, also spoke.

Latashia Toomer's father feels that many can receive hope from the tragedy that was his daughter's murder.

22-year old Nathaniel Williams died in the hospital after shooting Toomer and turning the gun on himself.

Reported by Joe Keiley

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