University of SC Professor Dr. Jennifer Lee Wilson Found Stabbed to Death in Duplex, Ex-Boyfriend Hank Eric Hawes Charged with Her Murder

University of South Carolina professor Dr. Jennifer Lee Wilson, 36, found stabbed to death in Columbia home, ex-boyfriend Hank Eric Hawes charged with murder, being held without bond.

Another woman has died due to domestic violence. Dr. Jennifer Lee Wilson, 36, who was just tenured at the University of South Carolina, was found stabbed to death in her Columbia duplex on Sunday and her ex-boyfriend, Hank Eric Hawes, charged with her murder. according to the Charlotte Observer, friends of Wilson, a Fulbright scholar, said she was trying to break off any relationship she might have had with Hawes and was worried about his aggressive behavior and her safety.

She was reportedly killed at approximately 2am on Sunday, when an unidentified neighbour called police after hearing a loud ‘physical altercation going on’ and ‘furniture banging around,’ according to a police report. Wilson was inside screaming: ‘No! No! No!’ the report said. Source: Daily Mail

What a sad end to such a promising life. Dr. Wilson suffered multiple stab wounds. Hank Hawes is being held without bail in Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center. Domestic violence cuts across socioeconomic status and race. It is a silent killer in too many homes.