Murder Victims are Remembered in Augusta
Saturday, September 25 is the fourth annual National Day of Remembrance for Murdered Victims. On Friday, a ceremony in Augusta remembered the lives lost in Maine. More than fifty people attended the event held at the State House. The Maine Chapter, Parents of Murdered Children hosted the ceremony. The group has provided support for surviving family members for more than 20 years. Sandy Miller, who is from Nobleboro, lost her son, daughter-in-law and grandson due to violence in February 2008. “Every day that I’m associated with Parents of Murdered Children is a special day for me. A day with people that understand,” she says.Since last year’s ceremony 28 people have been murdered in Maine. 11 were domestic violence victims.