chapter  9
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Knowing by Heart: Remembering Victims of Intrafamilial Homicide


It killed us, it killed our family, but it’s not just us who were aected. It’s like a pebble in a pond. e ripples are still pulsating.

Vivienne, whose home was the scene of her sister’s murder, said:

It’s life-changing, it’s massive, its totally life-changing. It changes everything, the way you think and the way you feel. You wrap your kids in cotton wool. I still get scared at night. I have to leave the light on.