This could have been prevented. This 39 year old woman was a victim of domestic abuse that led to her death, even with a restraining order. When she tried to get a gun to protect herself, the wait time was too long to save her.
When Carol Bowne felt the threat of domestic violence, the petite hairdresser took steps to protect herself.
The Berlin Township woman got a restraining order against a former boyfriend, installed security cameras and an alarm system to her home and began the months-long process of obtaining a handgun, friends said.
But it wasn’t enough.
Bowne, 39, was stabbed to death in the driveway of her Patton Avenue home on Wednesday night.
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