Maine ranks ninth in the homicide rate of women murdered by men.

Below are the stories of the children that the Taylor Memorial Fund supports. Your generosity is greatly appreciated by each and every one of these families.




BELINDA TAYLOR

Westbrook, ME (April 28, 2009)

http://www.wcsh6.com/news/article/166908/2/Kids-are-resilient-after-trauma-of-domestic-violence-deaths


AMY DeROSBY, AMANDA BRAGG, & MICHAEL MUZEROLLE

Oakland, Maine (November 4, 2015) – Boyfriend of Amy DeRosby shoots and kills her and then her sister and her boyfriend before killing himself. Amanda and Michael’s 3-year old daughter was in bed with her parents when they were killed. Thankfully, her life was spared and she now lives with her aunt.

http://www.centralmaine.com/2015/11/04/five-agencies-respond-to-report-of-oakland-shooting/


JODY BUZZELL

Fryeburg, Maine (January 26, 2015) – Man shoots wife and then himself in domestic violence murder-suicide. One teenage daughter and three adult sons left without parents.

http://www.pressherald.com/2015/01/27/police-investigating-2-deaths-in-fryeburg/


HILARY SAENZ

Ellsworth, Maine (December 25, 2013) – Man beats to death mother of his 8 and 12-year-old children on Christmas Day, the day after his son’s birthday, with them in the apartment.

http://www.wcsh6.com/story/news/local/2015/05/18/daughter-son-testify-against-dad-christmas-day-killing/27534997/


JILLIAN JONES

Augusta, Maine (November 13, 2013) – Man stabs girlfreind to death in jealous rage, leaving her 3-year-old daughter without a mom.

http://www.centralmaine.com/2014/01/24/pillsbury_indicted_in_slaying_of_jillian_jones_in_their_augusta_apartment_/


APRIL HASKELL

Old Town, Maine (October 9, 2013) – Man kills pregnant mother of his 2 and 4-year-old children with them in the apartment; releases kids; and is then killed by police when he doesn’t let them tend to his wife.

http://www.wlbz2.com/news/article/259547/2/State-Police-Old-Town-man-had-history-with-domestic-abuse


RENEE SANDORA

New Gloucester, Maine (July 26, 2011) – Double homicide leaves 4 young children without a mom… one child witnessed the murder of his mom. 

http://www.kjonline.com/news/police-child-sees-dad-gun-down-mom-friend_2011-07-27.html

 

http://www.pressherald.com/news/double-murder-suspect-makes-court-appearance_2011-07-29.html?searchterm=renee+sandora


SARAH GORDON

Winslow, Maine (June 5, 2011) – Man shoots and kills wife in front of their children.

http://bangordailynews.com/2011/06/06/news/police-investigating-winslow-shooting/

 

http://www.wcsh6.com/news/article/161843/2/Winslow-couple-dies-in-murder-suicide


KATIE CABANA

Marshfield, Maine (January 23, 2008) – Man shoots ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend in front of her children in a jealous rage, as she begs him not to kill her in front of her children.

http://bangordailynews.com/2009/02/09/news/machias-man-pleads-guilty-to-2-murders/


Maine Coalition to End Domestic Violence

www.mcedv.org