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22. 11. 2018

The U.S. Olympian seriously injured protecting her sister in a domestic violence attack

Source: teamusa.org

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Danielle Scott, a former U.S. volleyball player, a five-time Olympian and two-time Olympic silver medalist, was seriously injured in a family domestic violence incident that took place this past Sunday.

 

Danielle’s sister Stefanie Vallery succumbed injuries she received from her husband Michael Vallery, who stabbed her several times, also seriously injuring Danielle and Stefanie’s own daughter Danielle. Scott suffered multiple stab wounds to her legs and both hands trying to protect her sister during the attack.

She was transported to the hospital in serious but stable condition, according to the Baton Rouge Advocate.

 “USA Volleyball sends our strength, love and support to Danielle and her family. We are deeply saddened by this heinous incident yet so proud of Danielle’s incredible bravery and wish her a speedy recovery,” says Jamie Davis, USA Volleyball CEO.

 

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