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SC Ranks #1 In Domestic Violence Deaths
South Carolina ranks first in the nation in women murdered by men. 93% of women murdered knew their offenders. Those numbers were released in an annual report today by the Violence Policy Center to coincide with Domestic Violence Awareness month in October. Violence prevention advocates say exposing those shocking numbers can help reduce the violence. South Carolina has been in the top 10 every year for the past 10 years. North Carolina ranked 22nd in the nation.