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Stay Strong

Stay Strong

My name is Sylvia Alvarez. I am a bilingual victim advocate with Homicide Survivors Inc. At HSI, we offer crisis and long-term emotional support and advocacy to the surviving families and friends of...

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Moving Forward

Moving Forward

COVID19 has presented a unique perspective on life, it is showing us how important it is to live in the moment for tomorrow is not guaranteed. I keep asking myself what is the lesson that I need to...

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Arbitrary Death

Arbitrary Death

Rick Unklesbay been with the Pima County Attorney’s Office since 1981 and served as a deputy county attorney, violent crimes supervisor, chief trial counsel, and chief criminal deputy.  Over the...

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Healing Through Equine Therapy

Healing Through Equine Therapy

On a cool, sun-filled day, four Homicide Survivors gather at the corral of local equine psychotherapist Sherry Simon-Heldt. As rabbits cavort and quail call and scratch beneath nearby bushes, all...

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Unsolved Case: Zachary Corbut

Unsolved Case: Zachary Corbut

My name is Ann, and I’m the mother of two children. My oldest child Zach was murdered on October 13, 2015 and is in heaven. My surviving daughter’s life has been changed forever as well as mine.  ...

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Unsolved Case: Kyle Riley

Unsolved Case: Kyle Riley

On January 30, 2013, Kyle Riley was found deceased inside a home in the 4800 block of South Lantana Place, near South Kolb and East Irvington Road. Officers responded to a 911 call about a shooting...

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Unsolved Case: Jose Lopez

Unsolved Case: Jose Lopez

On November 1, 2017, at approximately 12:20 a.m., the Tucson Police Department received a 911 call about a suspicious vehicle parked in the 1000 block of West Colorado Street (near St. Mary’s &...

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