Vt. AG outlines domestic assault data from commission report

A report about domestic violence is being released by the Attorney General’s Office.
Published: Jan. 25, 2023 at 7:57 AM EST
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BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - A report about domestic violence is being released by the Vermont Attorney General’s Office.

Attorney General Charity Clark plans to talk about the findings from the Domestic Violence Fatality Review Commission’s report.

According to the Medical Examiner’s Office, there were 12 homicides in Vermont in 2021. Of those, 10 involved a firearm and five were related to domestic violence.

The report also shows data reporting that nearly half of all homicides in Vermont between 1994 and 2021 were domestic violence-related.

A press conference including the reports findings and the commission’s recommendations will be held Wednesday at 12:15 p.m.