#10 – Man Murders Woman 2016

This is a count of women killed by known or suspected male violence in a Australia, jointly undertaken by Reclaim the Night Perth and Women Shout Out Australia.

Kirk Ugle - son of murdered woman Jody Websdale. Source: Facebook

March 9, Jody Websdale, 42, who lived with partner Damian Couzens, 36, in an apartment complex on Cooper Street at Midland in Perth’s east was found in the courtyard with injuries to her throat.

Ms Websdale was rushed to Midland hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Damian Couzens has been remanded in custody to face the Stirling Gardens Magistrates Court next month. Jody was a mother to 4 adult children.

Condolences go to Ms Websdale’s family and friends.

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If you have any additional information about women killed by male violence in Australia in 2016, please email us at wimms@womenshoutoutaustralia.com or via the facebook pages of Reclaim the Night Perth or Women Shout Out Australia.


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