AMANDA NORTHERN DOMESTIC VIOLENCE STORY




JACKSON, TN. (WNBJ)

In the United States, 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men will experience some form of physical violence by an intimate partner. Amanda northern a young promising woman was murdered due to domestic violence in October of 2018. We sat down with the younger sister of Miss Northern Tequila Barnes to share her story.

Tequila states, "Amanda was my older sister, now she would’ve been 27 years old. She had 2 children. A loving mother, a loving sister, she was the type of person to take care of you when no one else could."

She goes on to details the nature of sister Amanda northern relationship with her then boyfriend. "The relationship between them it was rocky. But we were close, so I never would have thought it would have went that far. It was one incident he put her and her bestfriend out of the car and made them walk home. The last time I seen her, it was a Monday I stayed with her Sunday. All my family was over there. All that night he was watching CSI how to get away with murder, and I’m not thinking he’s going to kill my sister. Long live Amanda, may you forever live through us, and may you be an example to the younger generation and the older generation that may be going through whatever my sister went through."

We spoke with domestic violence response manager Jenci Spradlin at wrap abuse treatment center who gave us information on what unhealthy relationships look like and how to contact the center.

Spradlin states "we spoke with domestic violence response manager at wrap abuse treatment center who gave us information on what unhealthy relationships look like and how to contact the center."

Makayla Davis

mdavis@nbc39tv.com


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