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Texas Council on Family Violence (TCFV)

Texas Intimate Partner Fatality Report-Honoring Texas Victims 2022

216 Texans were killed by their intimate partners across 63 Counties in 2022.

The Texas Council on Family Violence released a new report that shows in 2022, TCFV documented the second highest number of intimate partner homicides in the last decade. In 2022, 216 Texans were victims of intimate partner or stalking homicide. This number includes 179 women and 37 men, including six LGBTQ+ victims. Intimate partner homicide victims ranged in age 13 to 89. Homicide perpetrators also killed 28 family members, friends, or bystanders and injured an additional 14 victims, including five law enforcement officers and nine family members, neighbors, and friends. The victims included 10 children who were killed and two children who were injured. Two hundred seventeen adult and minor children lost a parent to domestic violence. Fifty-one fatalities occurred in Harris County, an increase from 46 deaths in 2021.

Honoring Texas Victims is a report compiled by TCFV which presents an annual fatality review of victims killed by intimate partners. It pays tribute to Texans who lost their lives by memorializing their story and offers an analysis of data drawn from these tragic loses. In addition to the report, we publish victims' narratives and fact summaries for women, men, and same-sex partners.

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If you are in immediate danger dial 9-1-1 . If you are in the city limits of Houston and are in need a non-emergency police response dial (713)-884-3131 .
For additional information, please contact the Family Violence Unit at (713)-308-1100 .