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Domestic violence killings in UK at five-year high

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Figures show 173 people died in domestic violence-related homicides in Britain last yearThe number of people killed as a result of domestic violence in the UK has reached a five-year high, official figures show.Data from 43 police forces across the country revealed that last year 173 people were killed in domestic violence-related homicides, an increase of 32 deaths on 2017. About three-quarters of victims of domestic killings by a partner, ex-partner or family member were women, while suspects were predominantly male. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/society/2019/sep/13/domestic-violence-killings-in-uk-at-five-year-high

Author : Sarah Marsh

Publish date : 2019-09-13 12:46:07

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