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Posted inCriminal Justice

After 23 years in prison for killing her abuser, she hopes no one in Louisiana has to do that again

On Dec. 2, 1996, Beatrice Taylor hobbled out of her apartment complex to a nearby payphone and dialed 911.  She told a Gretna police dispatcher she needed officers to come out to her home for the second day in a row, according to court records. Her ex-boyfriend had become violent again, stomped on her foot and broken […]