LA CROSSE, WI -

When 18-year-old Dana Shefelbine was murdered by her ex-boyfriend, it wasn't long before friends started coming forward talking about the bad relationship.  So how can that happen?  How can a relationship be that dangerous and no one steps in?

Liz Beard from New Horizons shelter talks about ways of spotting whether you are in a dangerous relationship and what to do if you are.  Beard also has advice for friends and family who might know someone who is in a dangerous situation.

If you have questions about this topic or need help getting out of a dangerous relationship, here are some resources that may help:
New Horizons Shelter: 1-888-231-0066
www.nhagainstabuse.org
www.womenshealth.gov