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Published: Monday, 10/5/2009

Silent Witness Project of slain women opens

BOWLING GREEN — The Silent Witness Project in Bowling Green Monday night will unveil silhouettes of seven slain northwest Ohio women.

The ceremony will be at 6:30 p.m. at Dayspring Assembly of God Church, 17360 North Dixie Hwy.

The ceremony will memorialize Julia Bedford, 41, of Walbridge; Charlotte Evans, 32, of Carey; Henrietta Foster, 57, of Perrysburg; Melanie Golden, 35, of Toledo; Shirley Walker, 53, of Toledo; Betty Weaver, 66, of Bellevue; and April Nicole Wheeler, 24, of Toledo.

The “silent witnesses” are wooden silhouettes painted red and affixed with a plaque to tell stories of women killed violently.

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