Domestic violence homicides are on the rise in our region and throughout the country. The Toledo Blade’s Alexa Scherzinger interviewed Bethany House Executive Director, Deidra Lashley, for an article on the troubling pattern. Because the Northwest Ohio Silent Witness Project is housed and maintained by Bethany House, we track domestic violence homicides each year. The last six months have seen a sharp increase in murders. Please take some time to read the article and take note of the local resources available to victims of domestic violence.