The Days After

A series about the murder of eight women in Louisiana's Acadiana. Originally published in the Daily Advertiser (Lafayette, LA), on Aug. 7, 2005.

Eight women in Acadiana have been murdered since January 2004 in acts of domestic violence.

The faces you will see on these pages are the people who confront the effects of violence every day - in the courts, on the streets, in counseling sessions and at hospitals.

And these are the faces of a family who picked up the pieces when violence shattered a home.