Vigil sparks stories of loss

Vigil sparks stories of loss

Killed in front of their children. Killed while pregnant. Women killed with axes, screwdrivers, guns and hammers. Shot and stabbed multiple times. Stuffed in pillowcases. Killed by those who were supposed to love them.

The painful emotions linked to a vigil held Feb. 3 Coalition Against Violence, to remember women and girls either murdered or missing in Newfoundland and Labrador, inspired a series of stories in The Telegram, leading up to and immediately following the vigil.

At a vigil for murdered and missing women and girls at the Holiday Inn in St. John’s Monday night, names were read from a card, the card was placed on a table and a candle was taken by the person reading it.
 — Photo by Keith Gosse/The Telegram

A voice to those who no longer have one

February 04, 2014 - 4 h 38

The pattern was obvious as the names of 68 women were read in front of a large crowd who gathered Monday night at the Holiday Inn in St. John’s.

Graphic details concerning those who were murdered...

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Article
Section:
Local 7
A voice to those who no longer have one

Slain sister remembered

January 30, 2014 - 23 h 05

Her brother, Clarence Peddle, is certain of one thing: there was promise and lots of it for the 20-year-old, fourth-year Memorial University education student, who was following in her older sister’s...

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Article
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Local 12
Slain sister remembered

They will be remembered

January 25, 2014 - 4 h 45

From what Michelin remembers, she and her then five-year-old sister — one of four siblings in the Rigolet house at the time of the Jan. 20, 1993, murder/suicide — walked to a relative’s house...

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Article
Section:
Local 16
They will be remembered