Strong Woman Behind Erin's Law (Teaching Children to Report Sexual Abuse) to Be Honored in Connecticut
Jane Doe No More will honor Erin Merryn, the voice behind Erin's Law, and Peggy Panagrossi, executive director at Safe Haven of Greater Waterbury, at their 5th Annual Dr. Henry C. Lee Award & Recognition Dinner.
Investigators declared her death a homicide. The official cause was arson. Fire investigators have said that whoever set the blaze used an accelerant to torch the home’s staircase, the only means of escape from her second-floor bedroom.