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Echo Press photo by Celeste Beam Participants in Tuesday's Taking Steps Against Domestic Violence Walk carried signs with anti-violence messages.

Osakis woman's murder symbolizes fight against domestic violence

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She was a mother. A grandmother. A sister. A daughter. A co-worker. A neighbor. A friend.

And she was a wife.

Although Linda Lee Green continues to be all of those things to her loved ones, she is also now a statistic.


She was a victim of domestic violence.

On the morning of August 14, 2006, Green was gunned down in her vehicle outside her home near Osakis by her husband of 14 years. She died later that afternoon from the gunshot wounds to her head.

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