Missoula County authorities on Monday charged a 30-year-old man with making good on a threat to kill his girlfriend. Emmanuel Gomez is accused of deliberate homicide for the death of 26-year-old Charlie Wyrick.
Wyrick went missing a few days before Christmas. Prosecutors allege Gomez regularly abused Wyrick. They say she feared Gomez would kill her, and that he did when she tried to leave him.
As heartbreaking as the accusations are, Cindy Weese says they’re not unique. Weese is the executive director of the YWCA of Missoula. Hear our interview with her below: