A life on the line

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On the other end of the line, Cecilia lay crumpled, shot in the head by her drunken boyfriend, who immediately turned the gun on himself. The last call of her life was the eighth she’d made to 911 in a span of nine hours.

From the evening of Oct. 9, 2014, to the early morning of Oct. 10, the 35-year-old woman called repeatedly from the South of Market apartment she shared with four roommates, asking for police to protect her from her drunken, violent boyfriend, 29-year-old Cedric Young Jr… More here.

An awful article, but compelling nonetheless.

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