FAYETTEVILLE (WTVD) --Victims of domestic violence in North Carolina were remembered at a candlelight vigil.
The names of victims who have died as a result of intimate partner domestic violence during the past year in North Carolina were read aloud at the vigil at the Cumberland County Courthouse.
Some in the crowd held signs, many carrying painful memories of domestic violence.
Remembering victims of domestic violence. Fay Police have received over 5 thousand domestic related calls in past 12 months. pic.twitter.com/Z6Lb5x6BQ6— Greg Barnes (@GregBarnesABC11) September 23, 2016
According to the Coalition against Domestic Violence, 46 people have been killed statewide so far this year as a result of domestic violence.
In 2015, the Coalition listed 53 people killed for the year.
Organizers say that through the years the annual vigil memorial has grown in both the number of victims' names read aloud, and the friends, family, and survivors come out here to the "Remember my Name" memorial.
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